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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
Tecoma stans

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Caballito, Chirlobirlo, Floramarillo

[FTEA]

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

Type
Lectoype: Tab. 54 in Plumier, Pl. Amer. (1756), chosen by Gentry
Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree, 2.5–10 m tall, with dark ridged bark, and usually distinctly lenticellate branchlets.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3–9-foliolate or first pair of leaves on a branch sometimes simple.
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets ovate to lanceolate, 2.5–15 × 0.8–6 cm, cuneate at the base, serrate (in one variety deeply so), acute to acuminate at the apex, glabrous, pubescent or velvety beneath.
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petiole 1–9 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers up to 20, in terminal or subterminal racemes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx elongate-cupulate, 3–7 mm long, 5-toothed, the teeth triangular, ± 1 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla bright yellow or sometimes slightly orange flushed, with reddish or brownish lines in the tube, narrowly campanulate, rather abruptly narrowed into the base; tube 3–4.3 cm long, the lobes rounded, 1–1.5 cm long, sparsely hairy.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary narrowly cylindrical, 3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit linear, 7–21 × 0.5–1 cm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2.2–2.7 cm long; 3–7 mm wide.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2800 m.
Distribution
Native and cultivated in Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
Shrub or tree.

[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 - 2800 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPB]
Use Materials
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Bahamas, Bolivia, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Ascension, Bangladesh, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Chad, Christmas I., Comoros, Cook Is., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Hawaii, India, KwaZulu-Natal, Line Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Mauritania, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, St.Helena, Swaziland, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., West Himalaya

Spanish
Caballito, chirlobirlo, floramarillo.

Tecoma stans (L.) Juss. ex Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2009 Badcoch [403], Bolivia K000579215
Jan 1, 2009 Wood [9354], Bolivia K000579213
Jan 1, 2009 Wood [8969], Bolivia K000579214
Jan 1, 2009 Pearson [12], Brazil K000579216
Jan 1, 1982 Heringer, E.P. [6930], Brazil K000903184
Palmer, E. Dr. [131], Mexico K000449981
Langlasse, E. [47.8], Mexico K000449983
Pringle, C.G. [360], Mexico K000449980
Palmer, E. Dr. [37], Mexico K000449982
Shantz, H.L. [324], Mozambique K001009758
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000903190
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000903182
Gossweiler, J. [4334], Angola K001009757
Glaziou [4729], Brazil K000903183
Lutz, B. [1538], Brazil K000903180
Guedes, T. [s.n.], Brazil K000903187
Bawman [out/74], Brazil K000903181
Klein, R.M. [5345], Brazil K000903189
Lutz, B. [1538], Brazil K000903192
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [9016], Cameroon K000198480
Sehnem, A. [2153], Brazil K000903191
Francisco [s.n.], Brazil K000903188
Sampaio, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000903185
Fróes, R.L. [26839], Brazil K000903186

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 3: 144 (1818 publ. 1819)

Accepted by

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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