Tabebuia serratifolia =Handroanthus serratifolius

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Tabebuia serratifolia =Handroanthus serratifolius

Image of yellow trumpet flower

(Yellow Trumpet Tree)

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

Species

Tabebuia serratifolia / Handroanthus serratifolius

Common name

Yellow Trumpet Tree

Flower colour; life form

Flowers yellow; trees

Campus

Townsville

Description

This tree has relatively smooth bark, leaves compound with (3-)5 leaflets palmately arranged, the lower pairs smaller than the other 3, blade of central leaflet about from 15-24 cm long x 7-8 cm wide; margins serrated particularly towards the apex, some stellate hairs and scales as well as simple hairs present on veins on lower surface. Flowers yellow, stellate hairs present on the calyx, some hairs on inside of corolla-tube. Capsule to 45 cm long. This species is the national tree of Brazil.

Four images of yellow trumpet tree