Tabebuia chrysotricha (DC.) Standl.

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Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Sunridge Road, near Blue Kerry, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Sunridge Road, near Blue Kerry, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Sunridge Road, near Blue Kerry, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Sunridge Road, near Blue Kerry, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
34, Kent Road, Highlands, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
34, Kent Road, Highlands, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside National Herbarium, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside National Herbarium, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside National Herbarium, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside National Herbarium, Harare

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
Harare Gardens

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Photo: Mark Hyde
Gardens at front of the Celebration Centre, Harare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Golden trumpet tree (English)
Frequency: Occasional as an escape
Status: Introduced
Description:
Shrub or small tree. Leaves palmately 3-5-foliolate; leaflets oblong-obovate or oblong-elliptic, mostly 2-11 cm long, stellate-pubescent; petiole 1-2.5 cm long; petiolules up to 8 cm long. Inflorescences in subsessile terminal clusters, few-flowered. Calyx tubular, 1-2 cm long, hairy. Corolla yellow with reddish lines at the throat; tube 3.5-5.5 cm long; lobes 0.5-1.5 cm long. Fruit linear-cylindrical, 11-38 cm long, reddish or golden hairy.
Notes: Popular as an ornamental tree but young trees and seedlings are occasionally seen as naturalized escapes.
Derivation of specific name: chrysotricha: from Greek: chryso, meaning golden and tricho, hair, hence golden-hairy.
Habitat:
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to Colombia Argentina and Brazil.
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 3 January 2018
Literature:

Bidgood, S., Verdcourt, B. & Vollesen K. (2006). Bignoniaceae and Cobaeaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Page 17.


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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Tabebuia chrysotricha

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tabebuia chrysotricha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tabebuia chrysotricha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tabebuia chrysotricha
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tabebuia chrysotricha
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tabebuia chrysotricha
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tabebuia chrysotricha
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Tabebuia chrysotricha
iNaturalist: Tabebuia chrysotricha
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tabebuia chrysotricha
JSTOR Plant Science: Tabebuia chrysotricha
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tabebuia chrysotricha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tabebuia chrysotricha
Plants of the World Online: Tabebuia chrysotricha
Tropicos: Tabebuia chrysotricha
Wikipedia: Tabebuia chrysotricha


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Tabebuia chrysotricha.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=169390, retrieved 16 January 2021

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