Tecomaria capensis (Thunb.) Spach

First published in Hist. Nat. Vég. 9: 137 (1840)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to S. Africa. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the subtropical biome. It is used as animal food and a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Baleares, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Chad, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Madeira, Marianas, Mexico Southwest, New Zealand North, Puerto Rico, Spain, St.Helena, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Western Australia, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2019). https://doi.org/10.2436/20.1502.01.2. epublication.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Arbo, M.M. (1999). Bignoniaceae. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 361-374. Missouri Botanical Garden. [Cited as Tecoma capensis.]
  • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae. Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History. [Cited as Tecoma capensis.]
  • Smithies, S.I. (2003). Bignoniceae, In: Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 312-313. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Tecoma capensis.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). https://doi.org/10.2436/20.1502.01.2. epublication.
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  • Arbo, M.M. (1999). Bignoniaceae. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 361-374. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Britton, N. (1918). Flora of Bermuda: 1-585. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae. Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Diniz, M.A. (1990). Bignoniaceae. Flora de Moçambique 120: 1-35. Instituto de Investigaçao Científuca Tropical.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • 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.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • B.J.B.B. 44: 421 (1974)
  • C.F.A., Bignon.: 13 (1993).
  • F.F.N.R: 380 (1962):
  • F.T.A. 4(2): 514 (1906)
  • F.Z. 8(3): 64, t.10 (1988)
  • Fl. Gabon 27: 54, t.11 fig. 4 (1985)
  • Hist. Nat. Veg. Phan. 9: 137 (1840)
  • J.B. 1: 21 (1863)
  • Jex-Blake, Gard. E. Afr., ed. 4: 128, 356 (1957)
  • Liben, F.A.C., Bignon.: 11 (1977)
  • Palmer & Pitman, Trees S. Afr. 3: 2001 (1973)

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
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  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Harris, T. [269] Mozambique K000613344 No
Merrett, L.; Ginwalla, R. [2643] Zambia K001634916 No
Mphamba, S. [14] Mozambique K000613706 No
Bullock, A.A. [1001] Zambia K:SPC-17144.000 No
Harris, T. [272] Mozambique K000613347 No

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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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  • IUCN Categories

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • 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/
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