Handroanthus impetiginosus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (BIGNONIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Bignoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Tabebuia palmeri Rose; Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart. ex DC.) Standl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Handroanthus impetiginosus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos
  • Common name : Pink Trumpet Tree
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Planted. Strikingly beautiful brilliant pink-red flowers appear in loose rounded clusters draping the crown.
  • Key identification features : A small tree with spreading delicate branches. Leaves with 5 leaflets. Blossoms appear in dense clusters after the leaves are shed. Fruit is a pale-brown capsule
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Native : South America
  • Literature : K. S. Rao. 2012 Flora of IISc Campus
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Handroanthus impetiginosus. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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