|Etymology||Genus||From the common name of the plant, Tecomaxochitl|
|Species||Erect, reference to plant unknown|
|Synonyms||Gelseminum stans (L.) Kuntze, Stenolobium stans (L.) Seem.|
|Common Names||Yellow Bells, Trumpet Bush|
|Status||Exotic: Cultivated Only|
|Form||Shrub or small tree|
|Native Distribution||Tropical America|
Tecoma stans is a short shrubby plant seldom more than 2m tall. The flowers consists of showy yellow flowers packed in clusters. The compound leaf is imparipinnate, consisting of either 3 or 5 leaflets. Each leaflet have strongly serrated margins.
The form of the Yellow Bells at Hougang Mall.
Compound leaf with 5 leaflets.
The bright yellow flowers occur in clusters.
The leaf may also have 3 leaflets.
The venation of the leaflet at the underside.
Dehisced fruits which have splitted and released the seeds.