1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Handroanthus Mattos
      1. Handroanthus chrysotrichus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to NE. Argentina.

    [FTEA]

    Bignoniaceae, Sally Bidgood, Bernard Verdcourt, Kaj Vollesen. Cobaeaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree 2–10 m tall, the branches rufous stellate-pubescent when young.
    Leaves
    Leaves palmately (3–)5-foliolate.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets oblong-obovate to oblong-elliptic, (1.5–)2–11(–15) × (1–)2–5.5(–9) cm, rounded to abruptly cuspidate-acuminate at the apex, obtuse to truncate at the base, stellate-pubescent.
    Petiole
    Petiole 1–2.5 cm long; petiolules 0.2–8 cm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers in few-flowered subsessile terminal clusters.
    Calyx
    Calyx tubular, 1–2 cm long, hairy.
    Corolla
    Corolla yellow with some reddish lines at throat, tubular to funnel-shaped; tube 3.5–5.5 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide at throat; lobes 0.5–1.5 cm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit linear-cylindrical, 11–38 × 0.8–1.2 cm, reddish or golden hairy.
    Seeds
    Seeds 1.7–2.9 × 0.6–0.9 cm.
    Note
    Native of Brazil and Argentina. Has been grown in Kenya: Kwale District, Diani, Robinson Club Boabab Hotel, 7 May 1986, Robertson 4156.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

    Handroanthus chrysotrichus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Reitz [7105], Brazil K000902572
    Reitz [4134], Brazil K000902581
    Reitz [9130], Brazil K000902582
    Reitz [3541], Brazil K000902594
    Reitz [5664], Brazil K000902595
    Reitz [3676], Brazil K000902596
    Reitz [3676], Brazil K000902597
    Hage, J.L. [1020], Brazil K000902587
    Sales, M.F. [418], Brazil K000902589
    Klein [6828], Brazil K000902569
    Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K000902586
    Miers, J. [3287], Brazil K000902563
    Pickel, D.B. [1218], Brazil K000902577
    Argent, G.C.G. [6482], Brazil K000902598
    Angeli, C. [177], Brazil K000902568
    Angeli, C. [317], Brazil K000902570
    Angeli, C. [279], Brazil K000902571
    Mimura, I. [535], Brazil K000902599
    Paiva, M.R.C. [s.n.], Brazil K000902588
    Reitz, R. [3541], Brazil K000902590
    Reitz, R. [3541], Brazil K000902591
    Reitz, R. [3541], Brazil K000902592
    Mexia, Y. [5196], Brazil K000902566
    Mexia, Y. [5226], Brazil K000902567
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9332], Brazil K000902584
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [s.n.], Brazil K000902585
    Hatschbach, G.G. [3600], Brazil K000902579
    Segadas-Vianna, F. [I674], Brazil K000902583
    Tatto, L. [7], Brazil K000902575
    Lutz, B. [1536], Brazil K000902576
    Lutz, B. [1536], Brazil K000902580
    Burchell [911], Brazil K000902573
    Burchell [4601-2], Brazil K000902564
    Burchell [1832], Brazil K000902565
    Burchell [4140], Brazil K000903165
    Burchell [911], Brazil K000903166
    Tweedie [s.n.] K000902574
    [Piere] [s.n.], Brazil K000902578
    Fabeis, H.A. [1398], Argentina K000902593
    Angeli, C. [279], Brazil Tecoma chrysotricha K000903177

    First published in Loefgrenia 50: 4 (1970)

    Accepted by

    • Grose, S.O. & Olmstead, R.G. (2007). Taxonomic revisions in the polyphyletic genus Tabebuia s. l. (Bignoniaceae) Systematic Botany 32: 660-670.

    Not accepted by

    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370. [Cited as Tabebuia chrysotricha.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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