Tabebuia rosea

Tabebuia rosea

Image of flowers of T. rosea

(Pink Trumpet Tree, Pink Tecoma)

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

Species

Tabebuia rosea

Common name

Pink Trumpet Tree, Pink Tecoma

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pink; tree

Campus

Townsville

Description

This tree, with rough bark, has compound leaves with 5 leaflets, the lower pair are smaller than the other 3, margins smooth, upper leaflets lanceolate to 15 x 8 cm, midrib pale, flat with surface or slightly raised, lepidote scales present. Flowers with a bilabiate pink calyx, lepidote scales obvious; corolla pink, throat whitish. T. pentaphylla is treated as a synonym of this species.

images of Tabebuia rosea