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|Scientific Name||Tecoma stans|
|Synonym||Tecoma stans (L.) Kunth|
|English||Yellow Elder, Trumpet Flower, Yellow Bells|
|Marathi||Ghanti Ful घंटी फुल|
|Others||Yellow Bells, Yellow Trumpetbush, Ginger-thomas, Yellow Elder, Nagashenbagam, Sornapatti|
|Tamil||Manjarali, Sonnapatti, Swarnapatti|
Habit: A small tree, to 5m.
In terminal panicles; golden yellow, fragrant. Flowering from December-February.
A linear capsule, compressed, brown when mature; seeds many, 2-winged. Fruiting throughout the year.
Young leaves glossy green.
Ovate-oblong to lanceolate
Notes: Plains, Cultivated, Native of Tropical America
Karnataka: Hassan, Mysore, N. Kanara
Kerala: All districts
Tamil Nadu: All districts
Found along the river banks and often planted in the garden as an ornamental. Common. Native of S.America.
Cultivated in gardens and temples.