Radermachera sinica (Hance) Hemsl.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Taiwan and Peninsula Malaysia.

[FTEA]

Bignoniaceae, Sally Bidgood, Bernard Verdcourt, Kaj Vollesen. Cobaeaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 7 m tall.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3-pinnate, leaflets narrowly ovate, to 7 × 3 cm, terminal up to 8.5 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in narrow few-flowered terminal panicles.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 1.8–4 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla (7.2–)8–13.5(–15) cm long, tube infundibuliform, 6–11 cm long, lobes elliptic or broadly so, to 4 × 3 cm, with crenulate margin.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit smooth, linear, cylindrical, often twisted, 35–65 × 1–1.5 cm.
Note
Native of South East Asia, China, Taiwan. No material has been seen from East Africa, but the species has been cultivated in Zimbabwe.

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Malaya, Taiwan, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Radermachera sinica (Hance) Hemsl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 1975 Bor, N.L. [2699], Assam K000779277 Unknown type material Yes
Nov 1, 1946 s.coll. [5], Hong Kong K000779219 Yes
Nov 1, 1946 s.coll. [5], Hong Kong K000779218 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Hong Kong K000779217 Yes
Bor, N.L. [2699], Assam K000779276 Unknown type material Yes
Bor, N.L. [2699] Radermachera borii 17145.000 Unknown type material No

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 28: t. 2728 (1905)

Accepted by

  • Zhang, Z. & Thawatchai, S. (1998). Bignoniaceae Flora of China 18: 213-225. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Zhang, Z. & Thawatchai, S. (1998). Bignoniaceae Flora of China 18: 213-225. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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