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Taxon: Tabebuia aurea (Silva Manso) Benth. & Hook. f. ex S. Moore

Genus: Tabebuia
Family: Bignoniaceae
Nomen number: 402100
Place of publication: Trans Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 4:423. 1895
Name verified on: 01-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • Caribbean trumpet-tree   (Source: Flow India ) – English
  • silver trumpet-tree   (Source: Flow India ) – English
  • tree-of-gold   (Source: Pl Names ) – English
  • yellow tabebuia   (Source: Flow India ) – English
  • caraiba   (Source: F Neotrop ) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cinco-folhas-do-campo   (Source: F Neotrop ) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • par-d'arco   (Source: F Neotrop ) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • paratudo   (Source: F Neotrop ) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • alchornoque   (Source: F Neotrop ) – Spanish (Bolivia)

Distributional range:

    Northern South America: Suriname
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia [e.]; Peru - San Martin
    Southern South America: Argentina [n.]; Paraguay




Check other web resources for Tabebuia aurea (Silva Manso) Benth. & Hook. f. ex S. Moore:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (04 October 2015)

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