Tecoma stans (L.) Kunth

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (BIGNONIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Bignoniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tecoma stans (L.) Juss. ex Kunth
  • Common name : Yellow bells, Trumpet-flower, Yellow Elder
  • Vernacular name : Gaudichaudi (Kannada); Svernapatti, Manjarali (Tamil); Pachagotla, Pasupu ganneru, Ganta ganneru, Swarna puvvu, Suvarna ganneru (Telugu); Manja arali (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Ornamental shrub planted in gardens. Escape from plantation
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : America
  • World Distribution : Widely cultivated
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Tecoma stans. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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