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Tabebuia pallida (Lindl.) Miers

Family Name: Bignoniaceae
Synonyms: Bignonia pallida
Common Name: Cuban Pink Trumpet Tree, Whitewood, White Cedar, Cuban Pink, Trumpet Tree, Pale Tecoma, Pink Tecoma
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Roadside Tree / Palm Ornamental Flowers Tree


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Authority
Name Status (botanical)
Common Names

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Tree (Medium (16m-30m))
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic


Native Distribution Caribbean

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Landscape Uses Roadside Tree / Palm

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Green Plot Ratio 3.0 (Tree - Intermediate Canopy)

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Pink

Image Repository



Master ID 1876
Species ID 3169
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.