7733.000 Tecoma Juss.

TECOMARIA (Endl.) Spach

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves imparipinnate, opposite; leaflets toothed. Flowers in terminal racemes or panicles. Calyx cupular, 5-dentate. Corolla yellow (in the one naturalised species),orange, red or other colours in cultivated species. Stamens 4, didynamous; filaments with stalked glands below; staminode 0 or 1. Fruit a linear-oblong capsule. Seeds with hyaline wings.

Worldwide: 13 species in tropical and South Africa and tropical America

Caprivi: 2 cultivated taxa.

Tecoma stans

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capensis (Thunb.) Lindl.
stans (L.) Humb., Bonpl. & KunthDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tecoma:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Tecoma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tecoma
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Tecoma

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tecoma
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tecoma
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tecoma
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tecoma
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Tecoma
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tecoma
JSTOR Plant Science: Tecoma
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tecoma
Plants of the World Online: Tecoma
Tropicos: Tecoma
Wikipedia: Tecoma

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Tecoma.
https://www.capriviflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1306, retrieved 21 April 2024

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