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

There are a number of legumes with doubly compound leaves that grow in towns, native and alien, but all have alternate leaves.

Leaflets are tiny and pointed. Stories from the Forest of Thoughts. Tree Atlas of Panama Cauana Generally found only in yards, widely planted, especially numerous in Gamboa.

Fruits are woody capsules. The overall leaf is thus fern-like. A medium-sized, alien tree. Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- the Guayacan and the Rosy trumpet tree.


Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso.

Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre. Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and typically reaching near the caucaana. LK2 The latter has somewhat larger leaflets, though, and is not seen in yards often at the forest edge, though.

The fruits contain flat seeds with fragile wings. The fruits are flat, green and oval with a length of cm inchturning dark brown when ripe.

Herbario Virtual Austral Americano – Jacaranda caucana

Tree Atlas of Panama. Jacaranda is not grown because of its wood, but it is used to make furniture and ornaments. The numerous varieties of Jacaranda come from Tropical America but have deservedly spread all over the world because of their beauty.

Hojas bipinnadas y opuestas. Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud- Item Jacaranda. The tree is used to treat hepatitis and in folk tradition the flowers, leaves and bark are used to ease neuralgia and varicose veins.

jcaranda Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the dry season. The leaves are opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite.

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Seldom seen in forest or even at forest edge, although two of our forest plots at Cocoli across from Panama City have Jacaranda caucana. Click to Display 3 Total Images. Log In New Account Sitemap. The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind. Con pares de pinnas. 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.


Hypnotizing bluish-purple, trumpet-like flowers create the magical image of the tree. Flores campanuladas y de color azul. The wood of Jacaranda is light-colored and easy to work with. Leaves are twice compound — divided into leaflets, each of which is divided again into ‘subleaflets’. It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia.