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Tecomella undulata tree in Alamarvdasht, Fars, Iran, by Hadi Karimi.jpg
Tree in Alamarvdasht, Fars, Iran
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Genus: Tecomella
T. undulata
Binomial name
Tecomella undulata
(Sm.) Seem.[1]

Tecomella undulata is a tree species, locally known as rohida,[citation needed] found in Oman, and from southwest Iran to northwest India. It is the only species in the monotypic genus Tecomella.[1] It is a medium-sized tree that produces quality timber and is the main source of timber amongst the indigenous tree species of desert regions of Shekhawati and Marwar in Rajasthan. The trade name of the tree species is desert teak or Marwar teak.


  1. ^ a b c "Tecomella Seem.". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2021-12-02.
  • ROHIDA (Tecomella undulata), Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Dehradun
  • Conservation status Patrika News in Hindi
  • Yahy M. Musakhel 2005: Floral diversity of Tecomella undulata species in Balochistan Pakistan.