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  Tabebuia chrysantha

 

Thailand

The Tabebuia chrysantha is commonly known as Trumpet Tree or Golden Tree, and in Thai as leuang india, meaning yellow India.

 

Chrysantha is a Greek compound word which derives from the words chrysos and anthos, and means golden flower, due to its yellow trumpet flowers.

 

  Tabebuia chrysantha

 

  Tabebuia chrysantha

 

The tree originates from South America and the name tabebuia is a contraction of tacyba and bebuya meaning ant wood in the Tupi Indian dialect.