Tabebuia Gomes ex DC.
  • Biblioth. Universelle Geneve sér. 2. 17: 130–131. 1838. (14 Sept 1838)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Tabebuia Gomes ex DC. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000037392. Accessed on: 11 Jul 2020'

General Information

TABEBUIA Gomes ex DC.

Arbustos a árboles emergentes. Hojas (en Nicaragua) palmadamente 5–7-folioladas. Inflorescencia terminal, frecuentemente en el ápice de la dicotomía de una rama, generalmente paniculada, frecuentemente muy vistosa, flores blancas, amarillas, lilas, rojo purpúreas, o rojas; cáliz cupular, campanulado o tubular, truncado a bilabiado o levemente 5-lobado; corola tubular-infundibuliforme a tubular-campanulada (en Nicaragua), glabra o puberulenta por fuera; tecas rectas, divaricadas, glabras; ovario linear-oblongo; disco pulviniforme. Cápsula subterete, linear-alargada a corta y oblonga, dehiscencia más o menos perpendicular al septo, superficie lisa a irregularmente ondulado-muricada, glabra a lepidota o estrellado-pubescente; semillas delgadas y 2-aladas (en Nicaragua).

Género con más de 100 especie, mayormente en las Antillas y Sudamérica, 5 especies en Nicaragua, 1 especie adicional en Panamá y Costa Rica y otra (posiblemente 2) en México y Guatemala.

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    Shrubs to giant trees. Leaves simple, 1-foliolate, or digitately 3-7-foliolate. Inflorescence terminal, an open or congested panicle or raceme, or reduced to a single flower. Flowers with the calyx cupular, campanulate or tubular, truncate, bilabiate or shallowly 5-lobed; corolla white, yellow, lavender, magenta, or red, tubular-infundibuliform to tubular-campanulate (Panama), glabrous or puberu- lous on the tube outside; anthers glabrous, the thecae straight, divaricate; pollen grains single, 3-colpate, the exine finely reticulate; ovary linear oblong, often somewhat lepidote, the ovules 2-multi-seriate in each locule. Fruit a subterete elongate-linear or short oblong capsule, dehiscing more or less perpendicularly to the septum, smooth to irregularly wavy-muricate, glabrous to lepidote or variously pubescent; seeds thin and bialate with hyaline-membranaceous wings, or thick, corky and suborbicular without wings

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    Habit

    Shrubs to giant trees

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    Distribution

    Fewer than 100 species in tropical America ranging from northern Mexico and the West Indies to northern Argentina.

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    Included Species

     Information From

    Bignoniaceae
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    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
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    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Nicaragua
    http://www.tropicos.org/projectwebportal.aspx?projectid=7&pagename=Home&langid=66
    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).