Paraguayan trumpet-tree
Tabebuia aurea (Silva Manso) Benth. & Hook. f. ex S. MooreBignoniaceae

common name synonyms: silver trumpet-tree, tree-of-gold, Caribbean trumpet-tree

scientific name synonyms: T. argentea (Bureau & K. Schum.) Britt., T. caraiba (Mart.) Bureau, Bignonia aurea, Tecoma argentea, T. caraiba Mart.

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Scrophulariales

growth form: tree

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: South America

notes: widely cultiv'd; introduced in the U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth