Handroanthus impetiginosus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Mexico to S. Tropical America. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 5 - 1800 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Morphology General Habit
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 en Colombia; Alt. 5 - 1800 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Arbolito, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 5–1800 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Atlántico, Bolívar, Boyacá, Magdalena, Santander, Sucre.
Habit
Small tree, Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
In East Africa usually a deciduous shrub to 6 m but typically a tree to 30 m tall with rather smooth bark, sometimes flowering when almost leafless.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves palmately 5(–7)-foliolate.
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets ovate to elliptic, 5–19 × 1.5–9 cm, cuneate to almost subcordate at the base, entire or slightly serrate towards apex, acuminate at the apex, glabrous to slightly pubescent above, ± densely pubescent beneath.
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petiole 4–13 cm long ± pubescent; petiolules 1–4 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in a terminal usually congested cluster or panicle.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 4–9 mm long, densely pale velvety-pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla magenta or orange-pink, the throat yellow at first becoming purplish, base of tube sometimes orange, pubescent outside, narrowly funnel-shaped; tube 2.5–5 cm long, 1.2–2 cm wide at the throat; lobes 1–2 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit cylindrical, 12–56 × 1.3–2.6 cm, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 3.4–8 × 1–1.6 cm.
Note
Native of Central and South America. Uganda: Entebbe Botanic Gardens, Asst. Agric. Officer 2; Kenya: Nairobi Arboretum, Aug. 1945, Bally in CM 12360 & 15 Dec. 1952, Greenway 8746.

[UPB]
Use Materials
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Handroanthus impetiginosus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Glaziou, A.F.M. [21841], Brazil K000449912 Yes
Hassler, E. [3065], Paraguay K000449913 Yes
Lindeman, J.C. [5515], Brazil K000902013 Yes
Rambo, B. [s.n.], Brazil K000902016 Yes
Ducke, A. [2347], Brazil K000902512 Yes
Strudwick, J.J. [4310], Brazil K000902525 Yes
Dubs, B. [1721], Brazil K000902526 Yes
Hoehne, F.C. [s.n.], Brazil K000991992 Yes
Pires, J.M. [57916], Brazil K000991993 Yes
Angeli, C. [261], Brazil K000991989 Yes
Lemos, J.R. [196], Brazil K000902529 Yes
Fontella, J.P. [190], Brazil K000902006 Yes
Pires, J.M. [4184/a], Brazil K000991980 Yes
Ducke, A. [2347], Brazil K000991974 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [17607], Brazil K000902521 Yes
Sandeman, C. [2152], Brazil K000902010 Yes
Ducke, A. [22672], Brazil K000991983 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [5637], Brazil K000991973 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [1584], Brazil K000902008 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [17742], Brazil K000902514 Yes
Queiroz, L.P. [3962], Brazil K000902530 Yes
Ducke, A. [22672], Brazil K000991984 Yes
Fróes, R.L. [29977], Brazil K000902517 Yes
Lima, A. [50/667], Brazil K000991978 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G. [16632], Brazil K000902014 Yes
Blanchet [2739], Brazil K000902510 Yes
Ducke, A. [18176], Brazil K000991985 Yes
Chagas e Silva, F. [1959], Brazil K000991986 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000991981 Yes
Gehrt, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000902017 Yes
Dubs, B. [1441], Brazil K000902527 Yes
Wurdack, J.J. [178], Brazil K000902518 Yes
Seibert, R.J. [3028], Brazil K000902020 Yes
Pires, J.M. [7142], Brazil K000991979 Yes
Eiten, G. [4841], Brazil K000991977 Yes
Burchell [8378], Brazil K000902513 Yes
Rodal, M.J.N. [411], Brazil K000902524 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G. [16588], Brazil K000902012 Yes
Lindeman, J.C. [5459], Brazil K000991988 Yes
Ducke, A. [18181], Brazil K000991975 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000902523 Yes
Sehnem, A. [1608], Brazil K000902015 Yes
Ducke, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000991976 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [3884], Brazil K000902515 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [44], Brazil K000902011 Yes
Joly, A.B. [s.n.], Brazil K000902018 Yes
Griffiths, A. Jr. [4908], Brazil K000902009 Yes
Chagas e Silva, F. [1959], Brazil K000991987 Yes
Glaziou [12980], Brazil K000902516 Yes
Pires, J.M. [58018], Brazil K000902519 Yes
Fontella, J.P. [190], Brazil K000902007 Yes
Blanchet [2739], Brazil K000902511 Yes
Fontella, J.P. [195], Brazil K000902005 Yes
Joly, A.B. [s.n.], Brazil K000902019 Yes
Irwin, H.S. [17607], Brazil K000902522 Yes
Heohne, F.C. [39547], Brazil K000991991 Yes
Duarte, A.P. [s.n.], Brazil K000902520 Yes
Ducke, A. [22672], Brazil K000991982 Yes
Angeli, C. [261], Brazil K000991990 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [5099], Brazil K000902528 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [13948], Angola Tabebuia palmeri K001009759 Yes
Palmer, E. Dr. [361], Mexico Tabebuia palmeri K000449870 Yes

First published in Loefgrenia 50: 2 (1970)

Accepted by

  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • 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.
  • Grose, S.O. & Olmstead, R.G. (2007). Taxonomic revisions in the polyphyletic genus Tabebuia s. l. (Bignoniaceae) Systematic Botany 32: 660-670.

Not accepted by

  • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370. [Cited as Tabebuia impetiginosa.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
  • Gentry, A.H. (1982). Bignoniaceae Flora de Veracruz 24: 1-222. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  • Gentry, A.H. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1997). Bignoniaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 3: 403-491. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (ed.) (1999). Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) database. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.

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