Monographs Details: Martinella obovata (Kunth) Bureau & K.Schum.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Family:Bignoniaceae
Discussion:1. Martinella obovata (Humboldt, Bonpland & Kunth) Bureau & K. Schumann, Mart. Fl. Bras. 8(2): 161, pl 84, 1896. Spathodea obovata H.B.K., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 3: 147. 1819. Type. Colombia, Turbaco, Humboldt & Bonpland 1391 (P). Bignonia obovata (H.B.K.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 2: 830. 1825. Martinella insculpta Sprague & Sandw., Kew Bull. 1934: 101. 1934. Type. Guyana, Drake sn (K). I am unable to distinguish Martinella insculpta Sprague & Sandw. from M. obovata. The differences in leaf epidermis seem not to be constant.