Taxon: Paratecoma peroba (Record & Mell) Kuhlm.

Genus: Paratecoma
Family: Bignoniaceae
Nomen number: 401807
Place of publication: Bol. Minist. Agric. Serv. Fl. Bras. 4, 3: in nota. 1931
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • ipê-peroba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ipê-rajado  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-amarela  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-manchada  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • peroba-tigrina  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber was used for making houses in Brazil, but now threatened with extinction fide F Neotrop)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro]


  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  3. Gentry, A. H. 1980. Bignoniaceae - Part I (Crescentieae and Tourrettieae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 25(1):45.
  4. Gentry, A. H. 1992. Bignoniaceae - Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 25(2):106-109.
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Paratecoma peroba (Record & Mell) Kuhlm. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 17 June 2018.