Common names: Yellow elder, Yellow trumpetbush, Yellow bells, Ginger-thomas
Thai names: ดอกละคร dok la khon (Chiang Mai), ทองอุไร thong urai (Bangkok), พวงอุไร phuang urai (Bangkok), สร้อยทอง soi thong (Bangkok)
Distribution: Native to southern USA, Mexico, the Caribbean, Peru and Ecuador. Naturalised include Australia, south and south east Asia, South Africa, eastern Africa and some oceanic islands with warm climates.
Image locations: Chonburi.
Map info: Provinces are highlighted according to phytogeographical areas as used in the Flora of Thailand project.
Additional notes:Tecoma stans is the official flower of the United States Virgin Islands and the floral emblem of the Bahamas.