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Tabebuia -  Golden trumpete tree - Ipê-amarelo - Guayacán | by Tatters ✾
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Tabebuia - Golden trumpete tree - Ipê-amarelo - Guayacán


The mosaic created for the front page of Field Guide: Flowering Trees of the world group, as a Tree of the Month. (August 2010)


Yellow flowering Tabebuia trees

Common names: - Ipê-amarelo, Guayacán, Ypê amarelo, Lapacho, Golden trumpet tree, Табебуйя золотистая, Арагуаней

All species, except for Tabebuia aurea renamed to Handroanthus gerus name.

Family: Bignoniaceae


There are many yellow trumpet trees in our group:

Tabebuia alba (Ipê-amarelo); new name Handroanthus albus

Tabebuia chrysotricha ; new name Handroanthus chrysotrichus

Tabebuia chrysantha (Ipê-amarelo, Golden trumpet tree); new name Handroanthus chrysanthus

Tabebuia donnell-smithii (Ipê amarelo mexicano) ; new nameRoseodendron donnell-smithii

Tabebuia guayacan (Guayacán); new name Handroanthus guayacan

Tabebuia aurea (Caraíba, Paraguayan trumpet-tree)

Tabebuia ochracea (Ipê do Cerrado); new name Handroanthus ochraceus

Tabebuia serratifolia (Ipê-amarelo); new name Handroanthus serratifolius

Tabebuia umbellata (Yellow Trumpet); new name Handroanthus umbellatus

Tabebuia vellosoi (Ypê amarelo); new name Handroanthus vellosoi


Yes, I know... They look similar and difficult to ID.

They are all native to South America, some to Mexico and Caribbean. All spectacular trees.

Contact your local botanist for species in your country.


Mosaic created with fd's Flickr Toys

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Taken on August 3, 2010