Tecoma stans is a species of flowering perennial shrub in the trumpet vine family,
Bignoniaceae, that is native to the Americas. Common names include Yellow
Trumpetbush, Yellow Bells (Geelklokkies in Afrikaans), Yellow Elder,
Ginger-thomas, and Esperanza (Spanish for "hope"). Tecoma stans is the official
flower of the United States Virgin Islands and the national flower of The Bahamas.