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 ยท

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.

The overall leaf is thus fern-like. Flores campanuladas y de color azul. The fruits are flat, green and oval with a length of cm inchturning dark brown when ripe. Planted for the showy purple flowers.

Hypnotizing bluish-purple, faucana flowers create the magical image of the tree. Leaflets are tiny and pointed. Hot Jacaranda leaf baths treat wounds and skin infections and the tree also helps in the treatment of acne. Tronco ramificado a baja altura, a veces ligeramente acanalado. Stories from the Forest of Thoughts. Generally found only in yards, widely planted, especially numerous in Gamboa. Log In New Account Sitemap.


It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia. Click to Display 3 Total Images.

Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud-

Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and typically reaching near the ground. When ready, the seeds diverge into the air like thousands of tiny angels, dancing in the wind.

Tree Atlas of Panama. Con pares de pinnas. Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso.

Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the dry season. Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud- Item Jacaranda. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: The fruits contain flat seeds with fragile wings.

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 Character of the Gift Botanical name: LK2 The latter has somewhat larger leaflets, though, and is not seen in yards often at the forest edge, though. A medium-sized, alien tree. Hojas bipinnadas y opuestas. The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind.


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

The numerous varieties of Jacaranda come from Tropical America but have deservedly spread all over the world because of their beauty. Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre. Lovely Jacaranda can grow 20 m 65 ft tall and achieve an 50 cm 1. 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 not grown because of its wood, but it is used to make furniture and ornaments.

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The wood of Jacaranda is light-colored and easy to work with. Fruits are woody capsules. Leaves are twice compound — divided into leaflets, each of ccaucana is divided again into ‘subleaflets’.

Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- the Guayacan and the Rosy trumpet jacarands. The leaves are opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite.

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