EPPO Global Database

Tecoma capensis(TEOCA)

Code created in: 1997-08-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TEOCA
  • Preferred name: Tecoma capensis
  • Authority: (Thunberg) Lindley


Zaïre and Angola, Kenya to South Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental shrub or climber. Introduced in Spain, Bangladesh, Mexico, Central America, South America (Ecuador, Argentina)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bignonia capensis Thunberg
Tecomaria capensis (Thunberg) Spach

Common names
Name Language
Cape honeysuckle English
cock-a-doodle-do English
kapländische Trompetenwinde German
bignone du Cap French
bignonia del Capo Italian
camarões Portuguese
madressilva-do-Cabo Portuguese
текома капская Russian
текомария капская Russian