Scientific name: handroanthus albus
popular names: ipê-da-serra, ipê-amarelo-da-serra, ipê-amarelo, among others.
Natural occurrence: Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.
Features: medium-sized tree, reaching a height of 5 meters. In general, with a crooked trunk and thick bark, its seeds are winged, its flowers are yellow and usually bloom from late July to September.
There are at least 9 species of yellow ipe, all of these species are very similar and vary according to size and morphophysiological constitution and even according to the habitat where they grow.
Usage: widely used in landscaping, due to its exuberant and fantastic flowering.