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Dolichandrone falcata

Dolichandrone falcata (*)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Bignoniaceae
Tribus: Tecomeae
Genus: Dolichandrone
Species: Dolichandrone falcata

Dolichandrone falcata (Wall. ex DC.) Seem., 1870

Spathodea falcata Wall. ex DC., Prodr. 9: 206 (1845).
Bignonia spathacea Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 2: 24 (1799), nom. illeg.
Bignonia falcata J.Koenig ex DC., Prodr. 9: 206 (1845), nom. illeg.
Dolichandrone lawii Seem., J. Bot. 8: 380 (1870).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asie
India, Myanmar [Burma] (Mandalay, Sagaing)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Seemann, B.C. (1870) Journal of Botany, British and Foreign. London 8:381.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Dolichandrone falcata in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 30. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Dolichandrone falcata. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Dolichandrone falcata. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 30 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Dolichandrone falcata in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 30. 2019. Dolichandrone falcata. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 30.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Dolichandrone falcata in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names

Dolichandrone falcata is a small deciduous tree in the family Bignoniaceae. It is endemic to India. Tree attains a height of 15–20 feet. Leaves are compound 2-6 inches long with 3-6 obovate or oval shaped leaflets. Flowers are white and fragrant. Flowering occurs in April–May.

The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 18 September 2016

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