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
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


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