Tabebuia

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Tabebuia
Caribbean Trumpet Tree (Tabebuia aurea) fruit & flowers W IMG 7055.jpg
Tabebuia aurea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Tribe: Tecomeae
Genus: Tabebuia
Gomes ex A.P. de Candolle
Type species
Tabebuia cassinoides
A.P. de Candolle
Species

approximately 67 species. See text

Synonyms[1]
  • Leucoxylon Raf.
  • Potamoxylon Raf.
  • Proterpia Raf.
  • Couralia Splitg.
3 seeds with septum and valves of split pod of Tabebuia sp. at MHNT

Tabebuia is a polyphyletic assemblage today comprising 66 spp. For example red lapacho T impetigosa is considered as Handroanthus impetiginosus by Mattos [2] [3] [4] Typus is T. cassionoides (Lam.)DC.

References[change | change source]

  1. "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved June 3, 2014.
  2. Evolution of a charismatic Neotropical clade Molecular Phylogeny of Tabeuia s.l. Crescentieae and allied genera Bignoniaceae
  3. https://www.arbolesornamentales.es/Tabebuia%20impetiginosa.pdf
  4. http://www.ayto-murcia.es/medio-ambiente/parquesyjardines/material/Arbol_mes_2013/2013_03_Tabebuia%20impetiginosa.pdf