Gold Ipe

Tabebuia chrysantha

Gold Ipe

Family: Bignoniaceae

Common names: known as guayacan in Colombia, as tajibo in Bolivia, and as ipê-amarelo in Brazil, Golden Trumpet Tree

Reference: Wikipedia

Origin: “native tree of the intertropical broadleaf deciduous forests of South America above the Tropic of Capricorn. On May 29, 1948, Tabebuia chrysantha was declared National Tree of Venezuela since being an emblematic native species of extraordinary beauty. Its deep yellow resembles the one on the Venezuelan flag. It is one of about 100 species of Tabebuia”

  • grows up to 80 ft.
  • excellent shade, lawn or street tree
  • imported from Thailand
  • I am assuming that this is the ID because we bought it together with the Pink Ipe!
  • And, we saw a photo of a full grown tree and it had gold flowers!
  • bought this tree in 6 October 2012
  • it has 5 palmate leaves
  • the leaves are serrated
  • this is for landscaping, no reforestation!


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