7733.000 Tecoma Juss.

TECOMARIA (Endl.) Spach

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves imparipinnate, opposite; leaflets toothed. Flowers in terminal racemes or panicles. Calyx cupular, 5-dentate. Corolla yellow (in the one naturalised species),orange, red or other colours in cultivated species. Stamens 4, didynamous; filaments with stalked glands below; staminode 0 or 1. Fruit a linear-oblong capsule. Seeds with hyaline wings.

Worldwide: 13 species in tropical and South Africa and tropical America

Zimbabwe: 5 cultivated taxa.

Tecoma stans

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
castanifolia (D. Don) Melchior
fulva (Cav.) G. Don subsp. garrocha (Hieron.) J.R.I Wood
fulva (Cav.) G.Don subsp. guarume (DC.) J.R.I. Wood
stans (L.) Humb., Bonpl. & KunthDescription, Image
weberbauriana Kranzl

Other sources of information about Tecoma:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Tecoma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tecoma

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tecoma
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tecoma
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tecoma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tecoma
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tecoma

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Tecoma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1306, retrieved 20 March 2019

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