Tabebuia rosea (Bertol) DC.

Kannada Name : -
Common Name : Rosy trumpet tree
Family Name : Bignoniaceae
Scientific Name : Tabebuia rosea
Species Type : Exotic
Phenology : Deciduous
Conservation Status : Least concern
Flowering Period : January - February
Fruiting Period : February - April
Origin : Mexico, Ecuador, Venezuela


Preparations of the bark of the tree are consumed to eliminate intestinal parasites, malaria and uterine cancer. A decoction of the bark is recommended for anemia and constipation. A decoction of the flowers, leaves and roots has been used to reduce fevers and pain, cause sweating, to treat tonsil inflammation and various other disorders


It is a medium to large deciduous tree upto 25m tall. Leaves are compound, digitate and deciduous. Each leaf has five leaflets of variable size, the middle one being the largest. Flowers purplish-pink to nearly white, up to 8 cm long. Fruit a linear dehiscent capsule containing many winged seeds.