7732.000 Tabebuia Gomes ex DC. - Trumpet trees

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves opposite, digitate with 3-9 leaflets. Indumentum of lepidote scales. Inflorescence dichotomously branched. Calyx spathaceous, sometimes irregularly 2- to 3-lipped. Corolla tubular-infundibuliform or tubular-campanulate, showy, white to red with a yellow throat (never wholly yellow in our species), slightly 2-lipped. Stamens 4. Fruit a lepidote linear-cylindric capsule. Seeds winged.

Derivation of name: from a Brazilian name.

Worldwide: c. 74 species in tropical America.

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Tabebuia aurea

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aurea (Silva Manso) Benth. & Hook.f. ex S. MooreImage
rosea (Bertol.) DC.

Other sources of information about Tabebuia:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Tabebuia
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Tabebuia

External websites:

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

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: Tabebuia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1702, retrieved 4 March 2024

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