Chaliyar Rahman’s Cannonball

This tree is part of the Fort Cochin Tree Trail.

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Bodhi Leaf Chaliyar Rahman’s Cannonball

This tree is part of the Fort Cochin Tree Trail.

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  • Common name: Cannonball Tree or Kailashpati: A relative of the edible Brazil Nut Tree, this South American tree is decorated with ballshaped woody fruit and strikingly curious flowers, resembling the Shiva lingam.
  • Botanical species: Couroupita guianensis
  • Botanical family : Lecythidaceae [Barringtonia]


  • Latitude: 9.96766208 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 76.24300948 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 14.8 metres above sea level

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For the landmarked tree named Chaliyar Rahman’s Cannonball , the database reference code is: m004.

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