Tecoma stans: foto

Tema en 'Tecoma stans' comenzado por Duathor, 19/10/08.

  1. Duathor

    Duathor Mónica

    Mallorca, Balears (z9b/10a)

    En el Botanicactus tienen este árbol identificado como Tecoma stans... Pero no se parece.

    Dejo fotos:



    El árbol me gusta mucho... y como tenía frutos maduros ...:smile:


    Un saludo.
  2. boricuatool


    Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
    Re: Identificar árbol.

    holas ve si esto te ayuda

    #772 Tecoma stans
    Common Names: yellow elder, trumpetbush, yellowbells, ginger-thomas, tronadora
    Family: Bignoniaceae (bignonia Family)

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    The yellow elder shows off its sunshiny flowers to best advantage against rich green foliage.
    Yellow elder grows as a densely branched shrub or small tree and gets its common name from its superficial resemblance of its foliage to that of elderberry (Sambucus canadensis). It has bright green opposite leaves, which are pinnately compound with 1-9 (usually 3-7) sharply pointed oval leaflets. The 2-3 in (5-7.6 cm) long leaflets have sharply toothed edges. They are borne on very short petioles and are slightly hairy on the undersides along the midrib and in the vein axils. The smooth squarish twigs are green, turning tan or reddish tan as they age. The bark on the main trunk is light brown and becomes corky with age. The 1-2 in (2.5-5.1 cm) sunshine yellow flowers are trumpet shaped. They hang in showy clusters at the branch tips and forks, bending the twigs into arches with their weight. There are two folds along the bottom of the flower's throat and several delicate rust-red lines decorating the interior. The blooms appear in flushes throughout the growing season. They are followed by 4-8 in (10.2-20.3 cm) long stringbean-like pods that hang in vertical clusters. These turn brown and split open to release flat oblong 1/4 in (0.6 cm) seeds with transparent 1/4 in (0.6 cm) wings on each end.

    Common yellow elder (Tecoma stans var. stans) is a Central and South American tree that grows to 25 ft (7.6 m). It has bright yellow flowers and dense, lushly green foliage that is evergreen in tropical climates, but deciduous in chillier places. It is reliably hardy only down to 28ºF (-2.2ºC), though the roots may survive temperatures into the low twenties. Arizona yellow bells (T. stans var. angustata), which comes from the Chihuahuan Desert in Texas and New Mexico, is a 10 ft (3.1 m) deciduous shrub, which is hardy to 10ºF (-12.2ºC) and can be grown as a herbaceous perennial to Zone 7. It has relatively small flowers and lacy foliage made up of narrow, deeply toothed leaves. 'Gold Star Esperanza' is intermediate between var. angustata and var. stans. It grows to 3-4 ft (0.9-1.2 m) as an annual and is marketed as a Zone 9 patio tub plant. Whereas other yellow elder varieties do not bloom until they are medium-sized shrubs, 'Gold Star Esperanza' begins flowering even as a liner and is therefore more readily marketable in the nursery trade. T. alata is a very similar Argentine native that is root-hardy to at least 6ºF (-14.4º C). It looks like T. stans var. angustata, but has orange flowers. It is sold under the name 'Orange Jubilee'. 'Burnt Out' is a hybrid of T. alata and T. stans var. stans. It has burnt orange flowers and can be grown as a perennial in Zone 7. 'Orange Bells' (Tecoma x smithii) is a cross of T. arequipensis and T. stans. T. chrysantha has larger flower clusters and more dramatically serrated leaf margins. T. gaudichaudii (a.k.a. T. castanifolia), which has naturalized in the Miami area and the Dry Tortugas, has similar flowers but simple leaves.

    Tecoma stans comes from desert shrublands and dry forests in the region from Texas and Arizona southward to Argentina. It has become established in many parts of the Pacific and is naturalizing in South Florida. In South Florida, it invades dry disturbed sites, pine rocklands, and rockland hammocks. In the Pacific, it prefers wet or mesic sites.

    Yellow elder will grow on a wide variety of soils, including sand and limerock. The plants can be cut to the ground for rejuvenation in the early spring or carefully sheared during the growing season to control shape and size and promote new flushes of flowers.
    Light: This species needs full sun.
    Moisture: Yellow elder likes well drained soil. Potted plants should be given minimal water when not in active growth.
    Hardiness: USDA Zones 7 - 11. Freeze tolerance varies dramatically, with some forms able to survive temperatures down to around 10ºF (-12.2º C) and others severely injured by only a few degrees of frost.
    Propagation: Fresh seeds germinate readily in sandy soil in the spring. Cuttings root easily under mist in the summer. (Choose vigorous young semi-woody branch tips - not old woody stems or fresh green shoots.) Bottom heat will encourage rooting in cooler weather.

    We think this yellow elder in Steve's garden is 'Gold Star Esperanza' since it began blooming when it was young and small.
    Yellow elder is typically deciduous and may freeze back or have a rather awkward shape, so it is best set among more consistent shrubs where it can contribute color to a border or screen. The yellow blooms are spectacular behind blue agave. Since this species drops its abundant blossoms before they wither, it can advantageously be placed where the fallen blossoms will form a pool of gold on the ground. Nurserymen say yellow elder sells best when marketed as a flowering shrub in a 1-3 gal pot and promoted as a tropical patio plant.

    Yellow elder has been used for a variety of purposes in herbal medicine. Its primary applications have been in treating diabetes and digestive problems. Extracts from Tecoma stans leaves have been found to inhibit the growth of the yeast infection, Candida albicans. Yellow elder also contains several compounds noted for their catnip-like effects on felines.

    Yellow elder is just beginning to get the horticultural recognition it deserves. This is an easy to grow and gloriously floriferous plant that has great potential in the nursery industry. Yellow elder is the official flower of the U.S. Virgin Islands, where its cheerful yellow blossoms have long been appreciated for their contribution to tropical color.

    Cape honeysuckle (Tecomaria capensis) is a winter flowering, vine-like shrub from South Africa that used to be included in Tecoma.

    Yellow elder can be invasive. It seems only moderately so in Florida and most other places, but readily establishes naturalized colonies on some Pacific islands. It has become a serious problem in French Polynesia, where it forms dense stands that inhibit regeneration of other plant species


  3. Re: Identificar árbol.

    Duathor ese arbolito se parece a la thevetia peruviana tambien sus semillas.
  4. Duathor

    Duathor Mónica

    Mallorca, Balears (z9b/10a)
    Re: Identificar árbol.

    Muchas gracias a ambos.
  5. sancheztrillo


    Re: Identificar árbol.

    Thevetia peruviana por las hojas.
  6. Norma_

    Norma_ bulboadicta

    Re: Identificar árbol.

    Duhator , yo tengo la Tecoma mejor conocida aqui en mi region por tronadora, sus racimos son campanas de color amarillo y sus frutos son vainas chicas, donde se encuentran la semilla , que por cierto ahorita en la tarde como todas las vainas estan secando, ya le quite un poco,es que esta super cargada, ya al abrir, se expanden y se pierden las semis, y hay que quitarles las vainas antes que abran, le tomare unas fotos y te las subire, es una planta usada por aqui como medicinal, sobre todo para la diabetes y otros. saludos
  7. . Tecoma stans: foto

    Éste arbolito nació en mi patio y no se que es . Uds. que saben mucho podrían decirme que árbol es ? Muchas gracias , Chichita :icon_rolleyes:

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  8. Re: Que árbol es éste ?

    Por la forma de la hoja y el tallo pienso que sea Tecoma Stans, mucha suerte :smile:
  9. Re: Que árbol es éste ?

    Parece algún fresno, por la zona es frecuente que salgan solitos por las semillas arrastradas por el viento.
  10. Re: Que árbol es éste ?

    Hola Pako , tenés razón , yo no estaba segura de ello .
    Muchas gracias por tu ayuda , lo voy a transplantar a una
    plazoleta que hay aquí cerca , me encantan las flores que da !!!
    Cariños :beso: Chichita
  11. Re: Que árbol es éste ?

    Hola Yoland , no es un fresno , los conozco , aqui son una plaga .
    Pako me dice que es un Tecoma Stans ... igualmente gracias por tu interés
    :beso: Chichita ...
  12. . Tecoma stans: foto

    Buen dia a todos! me encontre con este hermoso arbol! tiene flores amarillas con un agradable olor, tambien se ve que el fruto es una vaina, pero lo que no se puede apreciar en lña foto es que son de seccion triangular y miden aproximadamente unos 12 cm de longitud. Cuando se secan se abren en do y las semillas como se ve en la foto son muy similares a las de Catalpa.




    Espero puedan ayudarme!!

    Saludos!! :5-okey:
  13. Re: Que arbol es este???


    es Tecoma stans.
  14. kat


    Re: Que arbol es este???

    holaa alguien me puede ayudar a decirme que planta/arbol es? gracias
  15. Re: Que arbol es este???

    ¿Podría ser una Sophora japonica? Espero que otros expertos te cercioren.