Tabebuia rosea (Bertol.) Bertero ex A. DC.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Rosy Trumpet Tree
Synonym: Tecoma rosea Bertol.
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: December – June
Distribution: Native of Central America
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental. The tree is used to provide shade in coffee and cocoa plantations. An excellent timber, it is used for a great variety of purposes such as heavy construction; furniture and cabinetwork; interior finish; boat building; carts.
Key Characteristics: Tabebuia rosea are deciduous trees with bark grayish-brown, rough. Leaves opposite, digitately pinnate; leaflets usually 5, often unequal, elliptic or oblong lanceolate, acuminate at apex. Flowers in cymose panicles. Calyx cupular, bilabiate, densely lepidote. Corolla pink, glabrous outside, lobes 5, subequal, margins wavy. Stamens included with in the corolla tube. Fruit a dehiscent capsule; seeds hyaline membrane Winged.