Plant Family


Family CN: Bignonia Family
Family Code: BIGNON
Family Parent: [in LAMIALES]
Family Authority: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of about 110 genera and 800 species, trees, shrubs, and lianas, mainly tropical and especially of South America. The monophyly of the Bignoniaceae (excluding Paulownia) has now been confirmed many times (Spangler & Olmstead 1999; Olmstead et al. 2009; etc.).
Reference: Olmstead et al. (2009); Manning (2000)=Z; Spangler & Olmstead (1999); Fischer, Theisen, & Lohmann in Kubitzki (2004). {add: Amphitecna latifolia; Spathodea campanulata; Tabebuia heterophylla; Tecomaria capensis; Tecoma stans}
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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