1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Radermachera Zoll. & Moritzi
      1. Radermachera xylocarpa (Roxb.) Roxb. ex K.Schum.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to 20 m tall.
    Leaves
    Leaves 2-pinnate, leaflets ovate, to 12 × 6.5 cm.
    Flowers
    Flowers in wide many-flowered terminal panicles.
    Calyx
    Calyx 0.7–1.5 cm long.
    Corolla
    Corolla 3.5–5.5(–7) cm long, tube campanulate, 2.5–4 cm long, lobes elliptic or broadly so, to 3 × 2 cm.
    Fruits
    Fruit verrucose, linear, cylindrical, woody, ± 55 × 2 cm.
    Note
    Native of India. No material has been seen from East Africa, but the species has been cultivated in Zimbabwe.

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    Distribution

    Radermachera xylocarpa (Roxb.) Roxb. ex K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1923 s.coll. [2330], India K000779279
    Jan 1, 1923 s.coll. [2342], India K000779280
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6511] Bignonia xylocarpa K001124076
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6511] Bignonia xylocarpa K001124077
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6511] Bignonia xylocarpa K001124078
    Noton, E. [Cat. no. 6511], India Bignonia xylocarpa K001124079

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 243 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Chatterjee, D. (1948). A review of Bignoniaceae of India and Burma Bulletin of the Botanical Society of Bengal 2: 62-79.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Chatterjee, D. (1948). A review of Bignoniaceae of India and Burma Bulletin of the Botanical Society of Bengal 2: 62-79.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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