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 caucana

Lovely Jacaranda can grow 20 m 65 ft tall and achieve an 50 cm 1. Log In New Account Sitemap.

Tree Atlas of Panama Description: Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- the Guayacan and the Rosy trumpet tree. 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 fruits contain flat seeds with fragile wings. It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia. Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre.


Jacaranda is not grown because of its wood, but it is used to make furniture and ornaments. The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind.

Jacaranda caucana Pittier — The Plant List

Leaflets are tiny and pointed. Hojas bipinnadas y opuestas. The fine, fern-like doubly-compound leaves, combined with opposite leaves meaning each whole leaf structure is opposite another leaf structuredistinguish this caycana from all others except the native LK jac1co Jacaranda copaia. Con pares de pinnas. The fruits are flat, green and oval with a length of cm inchturning dark brown when ripe.

Jacaranda caucana Pittier

Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud- Item Jacaranda. A medium-sized, alien tree. Fruits are woody capsules. Tronco ramificado a baja altura, a veces ligeramente acanalado. When ready, the seeds diverge into the air like thousands of tiny angels, dancing in the wind.

Tree Atlas of Panama. Generally found only in yards, widely planted, especially numerous in Gamboa. Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the dry season.

LK2 The latter has somewhat larger leaflets, though, and is not seen in yards often at the forest edge, though. Flores campanuladas y de color azul. Planted for the showy purple flowers. Hypnotizing bluish-purple, trumpet-like flowers create the magical image of the tree. Stories from the Forest of Thoughts.


Click to Display 3 Total Images. The overall leaf is thus fern-like. The numerous varieties of Jacaranda come from Tropical America but have deservedly spread all over the world because of their beauty.

Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso. The wood of Jacaranda is light-colored and easy to work with. The tree is used to treat hepatitis and in folk tradition the flowers, leaves and bark are used to ease neuralgia and varicose veins. The leaves are opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite. Hot Jacafanda leaf baths treat wounds and skin infections and the tree also helps in the treatment of acne.

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