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Oroxylum indicum W2 IMG 3170.jpg
Flowers of Oroxylum indicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Tribe: Oroxyleae
Genus: Oroxylum
Species: Oroxylum indicum
(L.) Kurz
  • Arthrophyllum ceylanicum Miq.
  • Arthrophyllum reticulatum Blume ex Miq.
  • Bignonia indica L.
  • Bignonia lugubris Salisb.
  • Bignonia pentandra Lour.
  • Bignonia quadripinnata Blanco
  • Bignonia tripinnata Noronha
  • Bignonia tuberculata Roxb. ex DC.
  • Calosanthes indica (L.) Blume
  • Hippoxylon indica (L.) Raf.
  • Oroxylum flavum Rehder
  • Spathodea indica (L.) Pers.

Oroxylum is a genus of plant belonging to the family Bignoniaceae. The name comes from the Greek oros (mountain) and xylon (wood). It has been published in Decas Generum Novorum, p8, in 1808. the vernacular Chinese name is 木蝴蝶属 (hanyu pinyin : mù húdié shǔ, class of butterfly tree)·

The genus has a monotypic species: O. indicum (L.) Kurz.[2]


  1. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 3 April 2017 
  2. ^ The Plant List

External links[edit]

Media related to Oroxylum at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Oroxylum at Wikispecies