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  1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Tabebuia Gomes ex DC.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.



    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Bermuda, Chagos Archipelago, Florida, Gambia, Hawaii, Seychelles, Venezuelan Antilles

    Accepted Species


    Other Data

    Tabebuia Gomes ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1997 Gomes, A.P.S. [18], Brazil K000902977
    Richards, P.W. [6572], Brazil K000902950
    Harley, R.M. [24107], Brazil K000902955
    Pennington, R.T. [166], Bolivia 29047.763
    Rico, L. [898], Mexico K000902963
    Sucre, D. [1573], Brazil K000903027
    Fevereiro, V.P.B. [M82], Brazil K000902956
    Fevereiro, V.P.B. [s.n.], Brazil K000902957
    Ratter, J.A. [2160], Brazil K000902953
    Ratter, J.A. [352], Brazil K000902959
    Ratter, J.A. [2681], Brazil K000902968
    Ratter, J.A. [2162], Brazil K000902969
    Ratter, J.A. [5106], Brazil K000903033
    Ratter, J.A. [5106], Brazil K000903034
    Ratter, J.A. [5138], Brazil K000903035
    Queiroz, L.P. [3892], Brazil K000902961
    Heringer, E.P. [594], Brazil K000902949
    Heringer, E.P. [7047], Brazil K000902976
    Pinto, G.C.P. [213/83], Brazil K000902960
    Belem, R.P. [3762], Brazil K000903030
    Silva, N.T. [1314], Brazil K000902951
    Machado, J.W.B. [1], Brazil K000902948
    Pereira, B.A.S. [2914], Brazil K000902964
    Cobra, L.Q. [261], Brazil K000902972
    Fróes, R.L. [25396], Brazil K000902973
    Black, G.A. [54-16610], Brazil K000902970
    Black, G.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000902971
    Black, G.A. [47-969], Brazil K000902974
    Mendonça, R.C. [3052], Brazil K000902962
    Silva, M.A. [4466], Brazil K000902965
    Prance, G.T. [6948], Brazil K000902954
    Prance, G.T. [59269], Brazil K000902967
    Prance, G.T. [9197], Brazil K000903025
    Prance, G.T. [4179], Brazil K000903026
    Prance, G.T. [59664], Brazil K000903031
    Prance, G.T. [3360], Brazil K000903032
    Argent, G.C.G. [6434], Brazil K000902958
    Argent, G.C.G. [6742], Brazil K000902966
    Krukoff [5518], Brazil K000902975
    Santos, R.S. [27991], Brazil K000902952
    Fontella, J.P. [196], Brazil K000903028
    Fontella, J.P. [193], Brazil K000903029


    First published in Biblioth. Universelle Genève, sér. 2, 17: 130 (1838)

    Accepted by

    • Grose, S.O. & Olmstead, R.G. (2007). Taxonomic revisions in the polyphyletic genus Tabebuia s. l. (Bignoniaceae) Systematic Botany 32: 660-670.
    • Fischer, E., Theisen, I. & Lohmann, L.G. in Kubitkzki, K. (ed.) (2004). Bignoniaceae The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 7: 9-38. Springer.
    • Gentry, A.H. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1997). Bignoniaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 3: 403-491. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.


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