Spathodea campanulata P.Beauv.

    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BIGNONIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Spathodea campanulata P.Beauv.
  • Common name : Scarlet-bell tree, Fountain tree, African tulip tree
  • Vernacular name : Thaneerkaai maram (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted as an avenue tree, also as shade tree in coffee plantations
  • Comments / notes : Often planted in gardens and avenues.
  • Key identification features : Flowers scarlet.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. campanulata. Downloaded on 29 November 2020.

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