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

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:

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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
Wikipedia: Tecoma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tecoma
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tecoma

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Tecoma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1306, retrieved 11 August 2022

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