Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Tecoma stans (L.) H.B.K.
BIGNONIACEAE
yellow bells
Invasive, Problem species
Origin: Possibly Mexico and Southern USA
Growth Form: Tree/shrub
Plant Description: Plant: Ornamental, densely leafy, evergreen shrub or small tree 2–4(–6) m tall. Leaves: Bright green above, paler below, 100–200 mm long, pinnate, leaflets 5–13, margins sharply toothed. Flowers: Bright yellow, showy, faintly striated, trumpet-shaped, about 50 mm long, in terminal sprays, October–May. Fruit: Brown, shiny capsules (A), 120–200 mm long, splitting open to release many papery-winged seeds.
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Weeds & Invasive Plants Home Page
NRCS Plants Database

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W.L. Wagner @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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W.L. Wagner @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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W.L. Wagner @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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