Tecoma Juss.

First published in Gen. Pl.: 139 (1789)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is a shrub or tree.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Bahamas, Bolivia, Cayman Is., Chile North, 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., Guinea, Hawaii, India, KwaZulu-Natal, Line Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Mauritania, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, St.Helena, Swaziland, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Burger, W. & Gentry, A.H. (2000). Bignoniaceae. Fieldiana Botany New Series, n.s., 41: 77-160. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Fischer, E., Theisen, I. & Lohmann, L.G. in Kubitkzki, K. (ed.) (2004). Bignoniaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 7: 9-38. Springer.
  • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae). Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Tardelli & L. Settesoldi [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fl. Neotropica 25(2): 273–293 (1992)
  • Gen. Pl.: 139 (1789);

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1975 Ruiz [s.n.] K000111923 Type Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T. [1160] Bolivia K000661659 No
Duarte, A.P. [2849] Brazil K000903176 Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Malavasi, A.; Viscarra, J. [1272] Bolivia K000295090 No
Beck, G. [8825] Bolivia K000449985 Isotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

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

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • 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.
  • 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
  • Trees of New Guinea

    • Trees of New Guinea
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0