Handroanthus impetiginosus (syn. Tabebuia impetiginosa)
pink trumpet tree

Bignoniaceae (bignonia family)
Tropical America
pink trumpet tree
Pink trumpet tree in late spring in front of Harmony House. Sairus Patel, 19 May 2018
Handroanthus impetiginosus flowers. Sairus Patel, 22 May 2018

One tree of this tropical genus grows in the lawn at the front left of Harmony House on Lomita Drive. The compound leaves contain five leaflets. Clusters of showy trumpet-shaped blooms, purple-pink with yellow throats, appear in spring.

Species identification of our plant is uncertain.

Handroanthus impetiginosus leaf, flower. John Rawlings, ca. 2005

About this Entry: The main text of this entry is from the book Trees of Stanford and Environs, by Ronald Bracewell, published 2005.