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Jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to ; Jacaranda cowellii Britton & ; Jacaranda cuspidifolia Mart. ex DC. Jacaranda decurrens Cham. Jacaranda ekmanii Alain; Jacaranda. General Information. Jacaranda cuspidifolia is a deciduous tree with a wide, globose crown; it can grow 5 – 10 metres tall. The bole can be 30 – 40cm in diameter. JACARANDA CUSPIDIFOLIA ‘Fairchild’ Jacaranda We offer grafts of this Jacaranda. It is much prettier than J. mimosifolia. Please e-mail us for availability.

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Jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceaenative to tropical and subtropical regions of MexicoCentral AmericaSouth AmericaCubaHispaniolaJamaicaand the Bahamas. It has been planted widely in Asia especially in Nepal. Jacaranda mimosifolia is quite common in southern CaliforniaFloridaArgentinaSouth AfricaZimbabweAustraliaNew ZealandSpain and Zambia and has been introduced to most jacaranxa and subtropical regions to the extent that it has entered the popular culture.

The name is believed to be of Guarani origin, meaning fragrant. The leaves are bipinnate in most species, pinnate or simple in a few species.

Jacaranda cuspidifolia – Useful Tropical Plants

The flowers are produced in conspicuous large panicleseach flower with a five-lobed ucspidifolia to purple-blue corolla ; a few species have white flowers. The fruit is an oblong to oval flattened capsule containing numerous slender seeds. The genus differs from other genera in the Bignoniaceae in having a staminode that is longer than the stamenstricolpate pollenand a chromosome number of The genus is divided into two sections, sect.


Jacaranda has 18 species and is found primarily in western South AmericaCentral AmericaMexicoand the Caribbean. The anatomy of the wood in the two sections also differs. Although usually treated in sect. Jacaranda can be propagated from grafting, cuttings and seeds, though plants grown from seeds take a long time to bloom.

Jacaranda grows in well drained soil and tolerates drought and jacarands spells of frost and freeze.

This genus thrives in full sun and sandy soils, which explains their abundance in warmer climates. Younger plants are more fragile and may not survive cuspdifolia colder climates when temperatures drop below freezing. Several species are widely grown as ornamental plants throughout the subtropical regions of the world, valued for their intense flower displays. The most often seen is the Blue Jacaranda Jacaradna mimosifolia syn. Other members of the genus are also commercially important; for example the Copaia Jacaranda copaia is important for its timber because of its exceptionally long bole.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Jacaranda disambiguation. For the rosewood, see Dalbergia nigra.

Monolobos Jacaranda acutifolia Bonpl.

Jacaranda caucana Pittier Jacaranda copaia Aubl. Wilson Jacaranda cuspidifolia Mart. Jacaranda ekmanii Alain Jacaranda hesperia Dugand.

Jacaranda cuspidifolia

Dilobos Jacaranda bracteata Bur. Gentry Jacaranda campinae A. Gentry Jacaranda caroba Vell. Gentry Cuepidifolia heterophylla M. Silva-Castro [7] Jacaranda intricata A. Gentry Jacaranda jasminoides Thunb. Jacaranda montana Morawetz Jacaranda morii A.


Gentry Jacaranda mutabilis Hassl. Jacaranda rufa Manso Jacaranda rugosa A. Gentry Jacaranda simplicifolia K.

Jacaranda subalpina Morawetz Jacaranda ulei Bur. Part II Tribe Tecomeae “.

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