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

Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the dry season. Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso.

Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud-

Jaacaranda Jacaranda leaf baths treat wounds and skin infections and the tree also helps in the treatment of acne. Stories from the Forest of Thoughts. Hypnotizing bluish-purple, trumpet-like flowers create the magical image of the tree.

Log In New Account Sitemap. A medium-sized, alien tree. The wood of Jacaranda is light-colored and easy to work with. Tronco ramificado a baja altura, a veces ligeramente acanalado.


Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre. Generally found only in yards, widely planted, especially numerous in Gamboa.

The fruits contain flat seeds with fragile wings. Leaflets are tiny and pointed. There are a number of legumes with doubly compound leaves that grow in towns, native and alien, but all have alternate leaves. Caucanz numerous varieties of Cauacna come from Tropical America but have deservedly spread all over the world because of their beauty.

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

The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind. Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- the Guayacan and the Rosy trumpet tree. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: The leaves are opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite.

Seldom seen in forest or even at forest edge, although two of our forest plots at Cocoli across from Panama City have Jacaranda caucana. Fruits are woody capsules. Flores campanuladas y de color azul. When ready, the seeds diverge into the air like thousands of tiny angels, dancing in the wind. Tree Atlas of Panama. Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and typically reaching near the ground.

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It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia. 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. The fruits are flat, green and oval with a length of cm inchturning dark brown when ripe. Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud- Item Jacaranda.


The overall leaf is thus fern-like. Lovely Jacaranda can grow 20 m 65 ft tall and achieve an 50 cm 1. Jacaranda is not grown because of its wood, but it is used to make furniture and ornaments. Planted for the showy purple flowers.

Click to Display 3 Total Images. Hojas bipinnadas y opuestas. LK2 The latter has somewhat larger leaflets, though, and is not seen in yards often at the forest edge, though. The Character of the Gift Botanical name: The tree is used to treat hepatitis and in folk tradition the flowers, leaves and bark are used to ease neuralgia and varicose veins.

Con pares de pinnas.