Heliocarpus americanus is a tropical tree native to Central America. It is sometimes called majaguillo or majagua. It is found in montane forest in Costa Rica and Panama at altitudes of 1,300–1,500 metres (4,300–4,900 ft). It bears pinkish-brown flowers in December and January.
- "Heliocarpus americanus L.". Trees, Shrubs, and Palms of Panama. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Center for Tropical Forest Science. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
- Haber, William (2000). An Introduction to Cloud Forest Trees. Monteverde de Puntarenas, Costa Rica: Mountain Gem Publications. ISBN 9977-12-418-3.
- Ian Giddy (2004). "Trees of Cloudbridge: Heliocarpus americanus". Cloudbridge Nature Reserve. Archived from the original on July 4, 2010. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
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