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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The leaves jacaranad opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite. Jacaranda is not grown because of its wood, but it is used to make furniture and ornaments.

Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud- Item Jacaranda. Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso. Lovely Jacaranda can grow 20 m 65 ft tall and jacarranda an 50 cm 1.

It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia.

Jacaranda caucana Pittier — The Plant List

Leaflets are cahcana and pointed. Flores campanuladas y de color azul. Generally found only in yards, widely planted, especially numerous in Gamboa. Seldom seen in forest or even at forest edge, although two of our forest plots at Cocoli across from Panama City have Jacaranda caucana.


Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- the Guayacan jacarandda the Rosy trumpet tree. The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind.

The overall leaf is thus fern-like. Log In New Account Sitemap.

Tree Atlas of Panama Description: The fruits contain flat seeds with fragile wings. Hypnotizing bluish-purple, trumpet-like flowers create the magical image of the tree.

Tronco ramificado a baja altura, a veces ligeramente acanalado. Leaves are twice compound — divided into leaflets, each of which is divided again into ‘subleaflets’. 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 Cucana copaia.

The tree is used to treat hepatitis and in folk tradition the flowers, leaves and bark are used to ease neuralgia and varicose veins.

Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre. The fruits are flat, green and oval with a length of cm inchturning dark brown when ripe. The wood of Jacaranda is light-colored and easy to work with. LK2 The latter has somewhat larger leaflets, though, and is not seen in yards often at the forest edge, though.


Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and typically reaching near caucanq ground. A medium-sized, alien tree. Fruits are woody capsules. Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the jacarajda season. Caucanq Character of the Gift Botanical name: Planted for the showy purple flowers.

Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud-

When ready, the seeds diverge into the air like thousands of tiny angels, dancing in the wind. There are a number of legumes with doubly compound leaves that grow in towns, native and alien, but all have alternate leaves.

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Jacaranda caucana Pittier

Hot Jacaranda leaf baths treat wounds and skin infections and the tree also helps in the treatment of acne. Hojas bipinnadas y opuestas. The numerous varieties of Jacaranda come from Tropical America but have deservedly spread all over the world because of their beauty.