Description: A medium-sized, alien tree. Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and typically reaching near the ground. Leaves are twice compound — divided into. H Jacaranda caucana Pittier is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Jacaranda (family Bignoniaceae). The record. Botanical name: Jacaranda caucana (Bignoniaceae) THE CHARMING BEAUTY OF THE JUNGLE When you come across a fragrant blue cloud on a jungle path.

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Jacaranda is not grown because of its wood, but it is used to make furniture and ornaments. Hypnotizing bluish-purple, trumpet-like flowers create the magical image of the tree.

There are a number of legumes with doubly compound leaves that grow in towns, native and alien, but all have alternate leaves. The Character of the Gift Botanical name: The fruits are flat, green and oval with a length of cm inchturning dark brown when ripe. The numerous varieties of Jacaranda come from Tropical America but have deservedly spread all over the world because of their beauty. Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the dry season.


Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and jqcaranda reaching near the ground.

Jacaranda caucana (Bignoniaceae) Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud-

Planted for the showy purple flowers. The fruits contain flat seeds with fragile wings. The overall leaf is thus fern-like. Tree Cauvana of Panama.

Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud- Item Jaczranda. The fine, fern-like doubly-compound leaves, combined with opposite leaves meaning each whole leaf structure is opposite another leaf structuredistinguish this species from all others except the native LK jac1co Jacaranda copaia.

Jacaranda caucana Pittier

Stories from the Forest of Thoughts. It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia. Leaflets are tiny and pointed.

Log In New Account Sitemap. Hojas bipinnadas y opuestas. Fruits are woody capsules. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso.

Lovely Jacaranda can grow 20 m 65 ft tall and achieve an 50 cm 1. Click to Display 3 Total Images. Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre. Flores campanuladas y de color azul. The tree is used to treat hepatitis and in folk tradition the flowers, leaves and bark are used to ease neuralgia and varicose veins. Hot Jacaranda leaf baths treat wounds and skin infections and the tree also helps in the treatment of acne.

Tronco ramificado a baja altura, a veces ligeramente acanalado. Seldom seen in forest or even at forest edge, although two of our forest plots at Cocoli across from Panama City have Jacaranda caucana. The wood of Jacaranda is light-colored and easy to work with.


Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud-

LK2 The latter has jacarznda larger leaflets, though, and is not seen in yards often at the forest edge, though. The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind. Generally found only in yards, widely planted, especially numerous in Gamboa.

Leaves are twice compound — divided into leaflets, each of which is divided again into ‘subleaflets’.

The leaves are opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite. A medium-sized, alien tree. Con pares de pinnas. When ready, the seeds diverge into the air like thousands of tiny angels, dancing in the wind.

Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- jacarxnda Guayacan and the Rosy trumpet tree.