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 wood of Jacaranda is light-colored and easy to work with. Hot Jacaranda leaf baths treat wounds and skin infections and the tree also helps in the treatment of acne. There are a number of legumes with doubly compound leaves that grow in towns, native and cqucana, but all have alternate leaves.

When ready, the seeds diverge into the air like thousands of tiny angels, dancing in the wind. Tronco ramificado a baja altura, a veces ligeramente acanalado. Leaflets are tiny and pointed.

Jacaranda caucana Pittier

Leaves are twice compound — divided into leaflets, each of which is divided again into ‘subleaflets’. Hypnotizing bluish-purple, trumpet-like flowers create the magical image of the tree. Click to Display 3 Total Images. Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the dry season. Lovely Jacaranda can grow 20 m 65 ft tall and achieve jqcaranda 50 cm 1.


Con pares de pinnas. Stories from the Forest of Thoughts. The leaves are opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite. It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia. Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- the Guayacan and the Rosy trumpet tree.

Flores campanuladas y de color azul. The Character of the Gift Botanical name: Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre.

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LK2 The latter has somewhat larger leaflets, though, and is not seen in yards often at the forest edge, though. Planted for the showy purple flowers.

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


Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso.

The overall leaf is thus fern-like. Log In New Account Sitemap. 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. Tree Atlas of Panama. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: A medium-sized, alien tree. The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind. Generally found only in yards, widely planted, especially numerous in Gamboa.

Fruits are woody capsules. 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. Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and typically reaching near the ground. Jacaranda is not grown because of its wood, but cauucana is used to make furniture and ornaments.

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