Leaves, on a cm long petiole, bipinnate, cm long, with winged rachis grooved above and couples of imparipinnate leaflets, cm long, formed by couples of sessile lanceolate leaflets with acuminate apex and entire margin of intense green colour, ,5 cm long and 0,,7 cm broad, with falciform terminal leaf, cm long and 0,,8 cm broad. Panicle terminal inflorescence, globose, cm long, formed by numerous flowers, on a 0,,8 cm long pedicel, hermaphrodite, slightly fragrant, with calyx, about 0,5 cm long, formed by 5 subulate sepals with acuminate apex merged at the base. Campanulate-infundibuliform corolla with 5 rounded lobes, cm long and of 3, cm of diameter, with purplish cerulean to purplish blue with a white dot inside, slightly pubescent externally. The fruit is an ovate capsule with wavy margin, cm long, cm broad and 4 cm thick, woody, of pale brown colour, containing numerous seeds of brown colour with chartaceous wing, of about 1,5 cm of diameter. Species of great ornamental and landscape value as isolated specimen, in group or in rows at the borders of roads and alleys, similar to the most famous and diffused in cultivation Jacaranda mimosifolia, but with more compact inflorescences and slightly darker and bigger flowers, it blooms profusely in spring, by the vegetative restart, occasionally in summer.

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Vobei Gentry Jacaranda jasminoides Thunb. The name is believed to be of Guarani origin, meaning fragrant. Jacaranda montana Morawetz Jacaranda morii A. Gentry Jacaranda heterophylla M. This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Several species are widely grown as ornamental plants throughout the subtropical regions of the world, valued for their intense flower displays. Jacaranda ekmanii Alain Jacaranda hesperia Dugand. Jacaranda rufa Manso Jacaranda rugosa A. Gentry Jacaranda simplicifolia K. The anatomy of the wood in the two sections also differs.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The leaves are bipinnate cuspidicolia most species, pinnate or simple in a few species. It has been planted widely in Asia especially in Nepal. For the rosewood, see Dalbergia nigra. Jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceaenative to tropical and subtropical regions of MexicoCentral AmericaSouth America cuspidifilia, CubaHispaniolaJamaicaand the Bahamas.

Dilobos Jacaranda bracteata Bur. Wilson Jacaranda cuspidifolia Mart. Jacaranda mimosifolia is quite common in southern CaliforniaFloridaArgentinaSouth AfricaZimbabweAustraliaNew ZealandSpain and Zambia and has been introduced to most tropical and subtropical regions to the extent that it has entered the popular culture. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jacaranda. Although usually treated in sect. The most often seen is the Blue Jacaranda Jacaranda mimosifolia syn.

Jacaranda can be propagated from grafting, cuttings and seeds, though plants grown from seeds take a long time to bloom. A flower of Jacaranda mimosifolia.

The fruit is an oblong to oval flattened capsule containing numerous slender seeds. The genus is divided into two sections, sect. The flowers are produced in conspicuous large panicleseach flower with a five-lobed cuspidofolia to purple-blue corolla ; a few species have white flowers.

Views Read Edit View history. This genus thrives in full sun and sandy soils, which explains their abundance in warmer climates. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikispecies has information related to Jacaranda.

Younger plants are more fragile and may not survive in colder climates when temperatures drop below freezing. Gentry Jacaranda caroba Vell. Gentry Jacaranda campinae A. Jacaranda cuspidifolia Other members of the jaczranda are also commercially important; for example the Copaia Jacaranda copaia is important for its timber because of its exceptionally long bole.

Gentry Jacaranda mutabilis Hassl. Monolobos Jacaranda acutifolia Bonpl. Jacaranda subalpina Morawetz Jacaranda ulei Bur. Silva-Castro [7] Jacaranda intricata A. Related Articles.


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