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Tabebuia aurea
Scientific classification Edit this classification
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

approximately 67 species. See text

  • 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
  4. "INICIO | Murcia - Medio Ambiente" (PDF).