Tabebuia rosea (Bertol.) Bertero ex A.DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Ecuador. It is has environmental uses, as a medicine and for fuel and food.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Tree 12–25(–30) m tall, bark narrowly vertically fissured with corky ridges, often flowering when leafless.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves palmately (3–)5-foliolate.
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets elliptic to ellipticoblong, 8–35 × 3–18 cm, acute to acuminate at the apex, cuneate to rounded at the base, glabrous.
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petiole 5–32 cm long; petiolules 0.2–3.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers many, in terminal subumbelliform panicles.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels up to 2 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 1–2 cm long, bilabiate, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pink, magenta or sometimes white the throat yellow, narrowly funnel-shaped, glabrous outside, 5–8 cm long, tube 3–5.8 cm long and 1.5–3 cm wide at throat; lobes 2–2.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit linear-cylindrical, 22–38 × 0.9–1.5 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2.8–4.4 × 0.7–1 cm.
Figures
Fig. 3.1–3.4, p. 19.
Note
: * Tabebuia pentaphylla (L.) Hemsley is a synonym of T. heterophylla (DC.) Britton but was long wrongly associated with the above species. See Sandwith in K.B. 8: 453–454 (1954) and Gentry, Fl. Neotropica 25 (II): 196–197 (1992) for explanation of this complicated tangle.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–1700 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Atlántico, Bolívar, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Guainía
Habit
Small tree, Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Chicalá, Flor morado, Flor rosao, Flormorado, Guayacán, Palo colorado, Polvillo, Roble de río, Roble morado, Roble sabanero, Roso

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
apamate, florblanca, florblanco, flormorado, flormorao, guayacán, guayacán lila, guayacán morado, guayacán rosado, minás, ocobo, roble, roble morado, roso, urapo

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1700 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbolito, árbol
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Fuel
Used for fuels.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Gambia, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Tabebuia rosea (Bertol.) Bertero ex A.DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1978 Alexander, R.C. [1850], Jamaica K000449881
Jan 1, 1978 Alexander, R.C. [1850], Jamaica K000449882

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 9: 215 (1845)

Accepted by

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  • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
  • Grose, S.O. & Olmstead, R.G. (2007). Taxonomic revisions in the polyphyletic genus Tabebuia s. l. (Bignoniaceae) Systematic Botany 32: 660-670.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Linares, J.L. (2003 publ. 2005). Lista comentado de los árboles nativos y cultivados en la República de El Salvador Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 44: 105-268.
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Kew Backbone Distributions

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Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Dale, List Introd. Trees Uganda: 67 (1953) as T. pentaphylla and T. rosea not realising they were synonyms
  • E. Afr. ed. 4, p. 331 (1957) as T. pentaphylla
  • T.T.C.L.: 73 (1949) as T. pentaphylla auct.*

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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