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Couroupita is a genus of flowering plants of Lecythidaceae family first described as a genus in 1775. It is native to tropical South America and Central America.
- Couroupita guianensis - Cannonball tree - Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, east to Amapá and south to Bolivia; naturalized in the West Indies as well as in Bangladesh and Andaman & Nicobar
- Couroupita nicaraguarensis – Bala De Cañón, Coco De Mono, Paraíso, Zapote De Mico, or Zapote De Mono - Central America, Colombia, Ecuador
- Couroupita subsessilis - northern Brazil, northern Peru
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