Tabebuia ochracea

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Tabebuia ochracea
Ipê amarelo Tabebuia Goiânia.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Genus: Tabebuia
Species: T. ochracea
Binomial name
Tabebuia ochracea
(Cham.) Standl.[verification needed]
Synonyms

Tabebuia hypodidiction
Tabebuia neochrysantha A.H.Gentry
Tecoma heterotricha DC.
Tecoma ochracea Cham.

Tabebuia ochracea[1][2] is a timber tree native to South America, Cerrado and Pantanal vegetation in Brazil. It is very similar and closely related to and often confused with the Golden Trumpet Tree, Tabebuia chrysotricha. It is a seasonal flowering tree. Only during spring(February and early March) it flowers. It bears bunch of Yellow Trumpet Flowers. The tree will be filled with flowers. You hardly see any leaves during this season.

There are three subspecies:

  • Tabebuia ochracea ssp. heterotricha
  • Tabebuia ochracea ssp. neochrysantha
  • Tabebuia ochracea ssp. ochracea

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