General Notes. Underside of leaf is light brown and fuzzy. Has fragrant Flower. Native to Colombia and Brazil. Family: Bignoniaceae. Subsequently, our common trumpet trees, Tabebuia chrysotricha and T. impetiginosa, became Handroanthus chrysotrichus and H. impetiginosus. Although. tabebuia chrysotricha (syn. handroanthus chrysotrichus) 15 Gal. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Like tabebuia chrysantha, tabebuia chrysotricha is also referred to.

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This description is based on our research and observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery garden and in other gardens that we have visited. Individually, bright yellow trumpets fill branch ends and attract all sorts of interest from both people and Bees alike.

Leaves of a young plant Photograph by: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. RoseodendronHandroanthusand Tabebuia. The golden trumpet tree is grown outside Brasil as a street chrusotrichus and garden tree. Photographs do not do these trees justice. The genus name comes from a combination of ‘Handro’, for a 20th century Brazilian botanist Oswaldo Handro and ‘anthos’ from Latin for flower.

Handroanthus chrysotrichus

You can handfoanthus Wikipedia by expanding it. Toledo Tabebuia flavescens Tabebuia pedicellata Tecoma chrysotricha Mart. Spectacular mid-spring 3 to 4 inch long golden yellow trumpet flowers appear while trees are leafless or just emerging in the spring.

Handroanthus chrysotrichus Conservation status.

Striving for Diversity: The Trumpet Trees

The only chrysotrichud about this tree is the tiny hairs on the seed pods. Close-up of the flowers Photograph by: Mattos Tabebuia chrysotricha var. It likes heat tropical climates are the best, but it might tolerate the subtropical southeastern USAconsistently moist organic soil. This species is not as common as the gray leaved street tree but is worth seeking out for indoor cultivation in northern areas for those with room for large specimens.


Now containing plants. The leaves of both trumpet trees consist of five to seven dark green leaflets, which are hairless in pink trumpet trees and covered with rusty hairs on golden trumpet trees.

In studies on the genus Tabebuia determined it to be polyphyletic because as it has stood it includes Crescentia, Spirotecoma, and Ekmanianthe with the solution being to split some members of the genus, including the two species commonly grown in California, into the new genus Handroanthus. Formally placed within the Genus Tabebuia, Golden Trumpet Tree as it is commonly known is one of the first species to flower here in Florida and in California where it continues to gain popularity.

It is also smaller and more uniform in shape and flower color.

Search by size, origins, color, cultural needs, etc. Golden trumpet tree is slower growing and less cold hardy than chrystorichus pink-flowered relative. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Bignoniaceae big-no-nih-AY-see-ee Info Genus: On Mar 15,giegertree from Savannah, GA wrote: A DNA study of various members classified in the genus Tabebuia showed that the taxon was polyphyleticand two genera were resurrected to separate these members into three separate clades: Wikispecies has information related to Handroanthus chrysotrichus.

When the fruits get brown, collect them and let them dry, then break open and collect the seeds. Trumpet trees are members of the tropical Bignonia family Bignoniaceaewhich contains some of the showiest trees in the world, including jacaranda Jacaranda mimosifoliaAfrican tulip tree Spathodea campanulatasausage tree Kigelia africanaand catalpas Catalpa spp. Tropical Plants Database, Handrosnthus Fern.

Contact Submit an Article Advertise. Two species of trumpet tree are commonly grown in California: Enjoying full sun, Yellow Trumpet trees thrive when provided well drained soil and moderate water, more so during the summer than during the cooler months of the year.

It is very similar to and often confused with Tabebuia ochracea. Trees with this kind of leaf shape and attachment are unusual: Retrieved 12 December Golden trumpet tree Handroanthus chrysotrichus. Neighborhoods where these trees are utilized as street side specimens is a magnificent sight to behold.


The USDA chtysotrichus it for hardiness zones 9b through 11, and moderately drought-tolerant. These two trumpet trees have hard, fissured bark and palmately compound leaves that are borne in pairs. Propagated chrysotrlchus seed and possibly cuttings but I have not tried it. Fantastic, small to medium sized semi-evergreen or winter deciduous flowering tree from Brazil well established in warmer regions across the U.

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Handroanthus chrysotrichus – Useful Tropical Plants

This is a very fast grower and precocious bloomer. Because of this, Tabebuia handfoanthus becomes Handroanthus chrysotrichus, and Tabebuia impetiginosa becomes Handroanthus impetiginosus. There has always been confusion and disagreement about which trees are actually Handroanthus impetiginosus ; consequently, several cultivars, subspecies, at least ten synonymous scientific names, and over thirty common names are applied to this one species.

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It has very showy golden-yellow to red flowers in the spring. Flowering branch Photograph by: Pink trumpet tree, for instance, is more closely related to the calabash handroqnthus Crescentia cujete than it is to other species of Tabebuiasuch as rosy trumpet tree T.

Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.