Radermachera xylocarpa (Roxb.) Roxb. ex K.Schum.

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 243 (1895)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is India. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

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

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 20 m tall.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 2-pinnate, leaflets ovate, to 12 × 6.5 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in wide many-flowered terminal panicles.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 0.7–1.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 3.5–5.5(–7) cm long, tube campanulate, 2.5–4 cm long, lobes elliptic or broadly so, to 3 × 2 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit verrucose, linear, cylindrical, woody, ± 55 × 2 cm.
Note
Native of India. No material has been seen from East Africa, but the species has been cultivated in Zimbabwe.
[FTEA]

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0