Scientific name: Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart.) Standl., Bignoniaceae.
Heartwood dark-brown or light brown, generally uniform, being common presenting greenish.
The trees are reported to reach heights of 36 m, with trunk diameters of 35 to 55 cm. They develop well-formed and cylindrical boles that are up to 15 or 20 m long. T. impetiginosa presents medium to small sized buttresses.
Tabebuia impetiginosa is a widespread tree found in diverse habitats, from pasturelands to rainforests, developing well in the tropical dry forests. It prefers sandy and humid soils.
T. impetiginosa is distributed from the north of Argentina until Mexico.
Outbuildings, such as structures, crossarms, window frames, paneling, turnery, parquet and planks for floors, decks, cars, trucks and musical instruments, stairs, etc..