Handroanthus guayacan (Seem.) S.O.Grose

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Peru.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Caribbean. Elevation range: 50–900 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Chocó, Córdoba, Santander.
Habit
Shrub, Small tree, Tree.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[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. 50 - 900 m.; Llanura del Caribe, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto, arbolito, árbol
Conservation
No Evaluada

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 50 m, the bark with vertical ridges, wood extremely hard.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves palmately 5–7-foliolate leaflets lanceolate to ovate, 9–30 × 3.7–13.5 cm, acuminate at apex, rounded to cuneate at the base, stellate-pubescent in axils of lateral nerves beneath petiole 7–23 cm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in terminal panicles calyx 7–15 mm long, stellate-pubescent corolla yellow with reddish lines in the throat, tubular to funnelshaped tube 3.5–5.7 cm long, 1.2–2.2 cm wide at throat, lobes 2.2–3.8 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit linear-cylindrical, 29–61 × 1–2.9 cm, glabrous or stellate–pubescent seeds 3.5–4 × 0.9–1.1 cm.
Note
Native of Mexico to Venezuela and Peru. Has been reported from Uganda, Entebbe Botanic Gardens and also from Kenya, Nairobi Arboretum but all this material has proved to be T. impetiginosa; since it may occur (see note) a description is given. A sterile specimen from Kenya (Kwale District: Mazeras–Gandini, 22 April 1992, Luke 3095) might be T. guayacan as it was originally named. The thin young leaves have dried black and are pubescent above, more densely so beneath, the leaflets are long-acuminate. More adequate flowering material is needed.

[UPFC]
Vernacular
Polvillo

[UPFC]
Use Materials
Used as material.

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Handroanthus guayacan (Seem.) S.O.Grose appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Prance, G.T. [6792], Brazil K000902932 Yes
Seemann [398], Panama Tabebuia guayacan K000449948 Yes
Seemann [398], Panama Tabebuia guayacan K000449949 Yes
Leemann [s.n.], Panama Tabebuia guayacan K000449947 Yes

First published in Syst. Bot. 32: 664 (2007)

Accepted by

  • 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.

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
  • 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.

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.
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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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