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Yellow Bells

Common name: Yellow bells, Yellow trumpet, Yellow-Elder

Bright yellow flowers. Trumpet shaped, and are in clusters at the tips of branches.  The branches bend with the weight. Flowers from April upto spring.  A shrub or a small tree.  Has a bean type capsule that ripens to a brown colour.

Picture on left taken by me at Shilparamam. The other two were taken by M at Hitex Convention Centre, Hyderabad.





Botanical name: Tecoma stans    Family: Bignoniaceae (jacaranda family)


4 responses »

  1. We call this tappu-hoova :P Those buds when stuck against the forehead make that tapp kind of sound :P

    Thanks for enlightening me abt this plant :)

  2. the leaves are pretty as well.


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