Tabebuia aurea

COMMON NAME

Silver trumpet tree or Golden trumpet tree

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

NOTES

The Tree of Gold (Tabebuia aurea) is a most striking tree when in flowering. It is a small, dry season-deciduous tree upto 30ft with thick, narrow, lanceolate leaves. The plant bears dense, terminal clusters of bright yellow, funnel-shaped flowers in a leafless condition. The bloom cycle is relatively short, but the tree in full flowering looks most beautiful.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South America in Suriname, Brazil, eastern Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, and northern Argentina

NATIVE HABITAT

A wide diversity ranging from rainforests in the north of its range to seasonally very dry savannah country in the south

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info

llifle.com



Tabebuia aurea