Bignoniaceae

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Trumpet Creeper family
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Bignoniaceae
Genera

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The Family Bignoniaceae, or trumpet creeper family, is a taxon of flowering plants comprised mainly of trees, shrubs, lianas, and a few herbs. Family members are widespread, in both Old World and New World, distributed mostly in the tropics and subtropics, but with a number of temperate species as well. The family includes about 650 species in 110 genera.

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Notable species

  • Catalpa trees (Catalpa)
  • Tabebuia trees (Tabebuia) - West Indian boxwood, poui, tecomas, etc
  • Trumpet vine (Campsis)
  • African tulip tree (Spathodea)


Genera

Adenocalymna
Amphilophium
Amphitecna
Anemopaegma
Argylia
Arrabidaea
Astianthus
Barnettia
Bignonia
Callichlamys
Campsidium
Campsis
Catalpa
Catophractes
Ceratophytum
Chilopsis
Clytostoma
Colea
Crescentia
Cuspidaria
Cybistax
Delostoma
Deplanchea
Digomphia
Dinklageodoxa
Distictella
Distictis
Dolichandra
Dolichandrone
Eccremocarpus
Ekmanianthe
Fernandoa
Fridericia
Gardnerodoxa
Glaziova
Godmania
Haplolophium
Haplophragma
Heterophragma
Hieris
Incarvillea
Jacaranda
Kigelia
Lamiodendron
Leucocalantha
Lundia
Macfadyena
Macranthisiphon
Manaosella
Mansoa
Markhamia
Martinella
Melloa
Memora
Millingtonia
Mussatia
Neojobertia
Neosepicaea
Newbouldia
Nyctcalos
Ophiocolea
Oroxylum
Pajanelia
Pandorea
Parabiognonia
Paragonia
Paratecoma
Parmentiera
Pauldopia
Perianthomega
Periarrabidaea
Perichlaena
Phryganocydia
Phyllarthron
Phylloctenium
Piriadacus
Pithecoctenium
Pleionotoma
Podranea
Potamoganos
Pseudocatalpa
Pyrostegia
Radermachera
Rhigozum
Rhodocolea
Roentgenia
Romeroa
Saritaea
Sparattosperma
Spathicalyx
Spathodea
Sphingiphila
Spirotecoma
Stereospermum
Stizophyllum
Tabebuia
Tanaecium
Tecoma
Tecomanthe
Tecomella
Tourrettia
Tynanthus
Urbanolophium
Xylophragma
Zeyheria

References

  • Gentry, A. H. 1980. Flora Neotropica: Bignoniaceae - Part II
  • Watson, L. & M. J. Dallwitz. 1992 onwards. The Families of Flowering Plants: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval. http://delta-intkey.com

External links

nl:Trompetboomfamilie pt:Bignoniaceae

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