1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tecoma Juss.
      1. Species: Tecoma stans (L.) Juss. ex Kunth
        1. Tecoma stans var. velutina DC.

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to NW. Argentina.

    [FTEA]

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

    Type
    Type: material from Mexico cultivated in Hort. Madrid and Jard. Sarme (G, syn.)
    Leaflets
    Leaflets ± velvety beneath with longer woolly hairs.
    Ecology
    Aristida-Harpachne grassland; ± 1650 m
    Note
    . T. stans (L.) Kunth var . velutina DC. is also widely cultivated, e.g. in Uganda: Kigezi District: L. Bunyoni, Habukara 1., 6 May 1963, Kertland s.n.. Kenya: Trans-Nzoia District: near Kitale, Kaporetwa, Hort. T.H.E. Jackson, 1 Oct. 1959, Verdcourt 2452 A & 2452B; Kiambu District: Ruiru, 6 July 1952, Kirrika 206; Nairobi Arboretum, 4 Feb. 1952, G.R. Williams 326. Tanzania: Arusha District: Arusha, 16 Dec. 1965, Leippert 6173. T. stans (L.) Kunth var. angustata Rehder. One specimen of this has been seen from Kenya: Nairobi District, Closeburn Nurseries, 3 Mar. 1952, Grahame Bell 14. Native of Southern Arizona, part of Texas and Northern Mexico.
    Distribution
    Flora districts: K4 Range: Mexico

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Peru, Venezuela

    Tecoma stans var. velutina DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Spruce, R. [5436], Ecuador Tecoma mollis K000202035
    Spruce, R. [5436], Ecuador Tecoma mollis K000202036

    First published in Prodr. 9: 224 (1845)

    Accepted by

    • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
    • 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.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (2008). A revision of Tecoma Juss. (Bignoniaceae) in Bolivia Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 156: 143-172.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Arbo, M.M. (1999). Bignoniaceae Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 361-374.
    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
    • Gentry, A.H. (1977). Bignoniaceae Flora of Ecuador 7: 1-172. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Turner, B.L. (2013). Taxonomy of Tecoma stans (Bignoniaceae) in North America Phytologia 95: 222-225.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (2008). A revision of Tecoma Juss. (Bignoniaceae) in Bolivia Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 156: 143-172.
    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
    • Gentry, A.H. (1977). Bignoniaceae Flora of Ecuador 7: 1-172. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Fl. Neotrop. 25(2): 289 (1992).
    • Prodr. 9: 224 (1845)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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