Pink Trumpet Tree (Tabebuia avellanedae) Handroanthus impetiginosus pink ipÃª or pink lapacho is a native Bignoniaceae tree of America distributed from northern Mexico south to northern Argentina. It is a common tree in Argentina's northeastern region as well as in southeastern Bolivia. It is said to be indigenous to Trinidad and Tobago. It is a conspicuous and well-known species with a long history of human use. Consequently it has a range of local names ipÃª-cavatÃ£ ipÃª-comum ipÃª-reto ipÃª-rosa ipÃª-roxo-damata lapacho negro pau d'arco-roxo peÃºva or piÃºva. The timber is sometimes traded as "Brazilwood" which properly refers to the unrelated Pernambuco tree.