Dolichandrone spathacea (L.f.) Schum.

Frost tender tree with pinnate leaves composed of up to 8 pinnae, and racemes of large, fragrant, nocturnal, salverform white flowers.  To 20m.  [RHSD, Don].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Figured in Plants of the Coast of Coromandel [Roxburgh pl.144/1795-1819].  Introduced to Britain in 1794.  [JD]. 

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1857 catalogue only [T.940/1857].


Published Feb 25, 2010 - 03:40 PM | Last updated Feb 25, 2010 - 03:45 PM

Figured are pinnate leaves, white salverform flowers and elongated seed pod.  Roxburgh pl.144, 1795-1819.

Dolichandrone spathacea (L.f.) Schum. | Roxburgh pl.144/1795-1819 | BHL

More details about Dolichandrone spathacea (L.f.) Schum.
Family Bignoniaceae
Region of origin

South east Asia

  • Spathodea rheedei Spreng.
  • Spathodea longiflora Vent.
  • Spathodea diepenhorsti Miq.
  • Bignonia spathacea L.f.
  • Bignonia longissima Lour.
  • Dolichandrone rheedii Seem
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Spathodea Reedii 

Confidence level high