1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Parmentiera DC.
      1. Parmentiera cereifera Seem.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to 20 m, not aculeate.
    Leaves
    Leaves 3-foliolate.
    Petiole
    Petiole conspicuously winged, 2.4–6.2 × ± 0.4 cm.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets elliptic to elliptic-rhomboid, 3–9.5 × 1.4–4 cm.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary or 2–3 in fascicles on abbreviated shoots on trunk or main branches.
    Calyx
    Calyx spathaceous, 2–5 cm long.
    Corolla
    Corolla white or greenish white, 3.7–6.4 cm long, with a transverse fold across the throat.
    Fruits
    Fruit waxy yellow, linear, 39–54 × 1–2.4 cm.
    Note
    Native of Panama. Cultivated in Uganda (Entebbe Botanic Gardens, fide Dale).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Introduced into:

    Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago

    Parmentiera cereifera Seem. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Forman, L. [26] 16951.000
    Forman, L. [38] 17445.000
    Seeman [s.n.], Panama K000450010 Unknown type material
    Seeman [s.n.], Panama K000450011

    First published in Bot. Voy. Herald: 182 (1854)

    Accepted by

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
    • Gentry, A.H. (1980). Bignoniaceae-Part I (Crescentieae and Tourrettieae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(1): 1-130.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Dale, List Introd. Trees Uganda: 53 (1953)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0