1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tabebuia Gomes ex DC.
      1. Tabebuia rosea (Bertol.) Bertero ex A.DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Ecuador.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree 12–25(–30) m tall, bark narrowly vertically fissured with corky ridges, often flowering when leafless.
    Leaves
    Leaves palmately (3–)5-foliolate.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets elliptic to ellipticoblong, 8–35 × 3–18 cm, acute to acuminate at the apex, cuneate to rounded at the base, glabrous.
    Petiole
    Petiole 5–32 cm long; petiolules 0.2–3.5 cm long.
    Flowers
    Flowers many, in terminal subumbelliform panicles.
    Pedicel
    Pedicels up to 2 cm long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 1–2 cm long, bilabiate, glabrous.
    Corolla
    Corolla pink, magenta or sometimes white the throat yellow, narrowly funnel-shaped, glabrous outside, 5–8 cm long, tube 3–5.8 cm long and 1.5–3 cm wide at throat; lobes 2–2.5 cm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit linear-cylindrical, 22–38 × 0.9–1.5 cm.
    Seeds
    Seeds 2.8–4.4 × 0.7–1 cm.
    Figures
    Fig. 3.1–3.4, p. 19.
    Note
    : * Tabebuia pentaphylla (L.) Hemsley is a synonym of T. heterophylla (DC.) Britton but was long wrongly associated with the above species. See Sandwith in K.B. 8: 453–454 (1954) and Gentry, Fl. Neotropica 25 (II): 196–197 (1992) for explanation of this complicated tangle.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Gambia, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Tabebuia rosea (Bertol.) Bertero ex A.DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1978 Alexander, R.C. [1850], Jamaica K000449881
    Jan 1, 1978 Alexander, R.C. [1850], Jamaica K000449882

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 9: 215 (1845)

    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.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Grose, S.O. & Olmstead, R.G. (2007). Taxonomic revisions in the polyphyletic genus Tabebuia s. l. (Bignoniaceae) Systematic Botany 32: 660-670.
    • Linares, J.L. (2003 publ. 2005). Lista comentado de los árboles nativos y cultivados en la República de El Salvador Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 44: 105-268.
    • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Gentry, A.H. (1977). Bignoniaceae Flora of Ecuador 7: 1-172. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • E. Afr. ed. 4, p. 331 (1957) as T. pentaphylla
    • Dale, List Introd. Trees Uganda: 67 (1953) as T. pentaphylla and T. rosea not realising they were synonyms
    • T.T.C.L.: 73 (1949) as T. pentaphylla auct.*

    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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