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 Caprivi: cultivated Tecoma
Flora of Zambia: Tecoma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tecoma

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tecoma
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tecoma
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tecoma
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tecoma
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Tecoma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tecoma
JSTOR Plant Science: Tecoma
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tecoma
Plants of the World Online: Tecoma
Tropicos: Tecoma
Wikipedia: Tecoma

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Tecoma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1306, retrieved 1 March 2024

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