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Yellow Poui (Handroanthus serratifolius)


It is a tree native to forests throughout Central and South America. This plant grows in the Cerrado vegetation of Brazil, reaching up to French Guiana, Bolivia, Paraguay and Northern Argentina.It is one of the largest and strongest of tropical forest trees, growing up to 150 feet (46 m) tall while the base can be 4-7 feet (1.2-2.1 m) in diameter.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Magnoliophyta

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Lamiales

            • Family: Bignoniaceae

              • Genus: Handroanthus