Handroanthus impetiginosus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Scrophulariales (99)

        Family: Bignoniacea (19) (family description)

          Genus: Handroanthus (1)

           Epithet: impetiginosus (Mart. ex DC.) Mattos (1)

Synonyms: Gelseminum avellanedae (Lorentz ex Griseb.) Kuntze, Handroanthus avellanedae (Lorentz ex Griseb.) Mattos, Tabebuia avellanedae Lorentz ex Griseb., Tabebuia dugandii Standl., Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart. ex DC.) Standl., Tabebuia nicaraguensis S.F.Blake, Tabebuia palmeri Rose, Tabebuia schunkevigoi D.R.Simpson, Tecoma adenophylla Bureau & K.Schum., Tecoma avellanedae (Lorentz ex Griseb.) Speg., Tecoma impetiginosa Mart. ex DC., Tecoma integra (Sprague) Hassl.

adenophylla => glandular-leaved

dugandii => in honor of Armando Dugand (1906-1971), Colombian botanist, geobotanist and ornithologist

impetiginosa => suitable for the treatment of impetigo (pustular skin disease, scaly skin eruption)

impetiginosus => suitable for the treatment of impetigo (pustular skin disease, scaly skin eruption)

integra => entire, whole

nicaraguensis => from Nicaragua

palmeri => in honor of Edward Palmer (1829-1911), British-American botanist and archaeologist

schunkevigoi => in honor of José Schunke Vigo (fl. 1935-1978), Peruvian plant collector

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: violet

External links

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