Pink Ipe

Tabebuia impetiginosa

Family: Bignoniaceae

Common names: Pink Ipe or Pink Lapacho

Reference: Wikipedia

Origin: native Bignoniaceae tree of America, distributed from northern Mexico south to northern Argentina. It is a common tree in Argentina’s northeastern region, as well as in southeastern Bolivia. It is said to be indigenous to Trinidad and Tobago.

  • imported species
  • slow growth rate
  • 15-20 feet
  • sparse canopy
  • It’s not the same as Pink Tabeebuia, which we have in the house. It is also different from Tabeebuia rosea which is fast-growing and much bigger.
  • bought this tree on 6 October 2012
note the smooth edges of the leaves compared to the Gold Ipe

trees and shrubs

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