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Hispaniolan Rosy Trumpet Tree   
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Hispaniolan Rosy Trumpet Tree
ntroduced Photo: Prashant Awale
Common name: Hispaniolan Rosy Trumpet Tree
Botanical name: Tabebuia berteroi    Family: Bignoniaceae (Jacaranda family)
Synonyms: Tecoma berteroi

Hispaniolan Rosy Trumpet Tree is yet another Tabebuia from latin America. It comes from the island of Hispaniola near Cuba. It is a small tree with obovate leaflets 5-12 cm long. Leaflets are hairless, thick and pointed. The tree bears trumpet shaped flowers with 5 flaring petals with crinkled margins. The flowers, 5-6 cm long, are rosy white, with yellow in the throat. The tree is cultivated in India, but is not common.

Identification credit: Prashant Awale
Photographed in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu.
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