Tecomella undulata (Sm.) Seem.

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Bignoniaceae
  • Basionym : Bignonia undulata Sm.
  • Synonym(s) : Bignonia glauca Decne.; Bignonia tropaeolum Jacquem. ex DC.; Gelseminum undulatum (Sm.) Kuntze; Tecoma glauca DC.; Tecoma undulata (Sm.) G.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Tecomella undulata (Sm.) Seem.
  • Common name : Honey Tree, Desert Teak
  • Vernacular name :
    • Roheda, Rohida (Hindi)
    • Chalachhada, Dadimacchada, Dadimapuspaka (Sanskrit)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Commonly cultivated in gardens for its showy flowers
  • Key identification features : Trees upto 7m tall with drooping branches. Flowers orange-yellow in few flowered corymbose raceme.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Delhi : Vasant Kunj
  • Native : Afghanistan, India, Iran, Oman, Pakistan
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
    • Maheshwari K.J (1963). Flora of Delhi: 257
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Tecomella undulata. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

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