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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caucanz Leaflets are tiny and pointed. Con pares de pinnas. Tree Atlas of Panama. Flowers are large and deep purple, produced when trees are leafless during the dry season. The fruits contain flat seeds with fragile wings. The leaves are opposite, leaflets are opposite, and subleaflets are opposite. There are a number of legumes with doubly compound leaves that grow in towns, native and alien, but all have alternate leaves.

Jacaranda caucana – Wikispecies

Florece y fructifica de febrero a octubre. Hot Jacaranda leaf baths treat wounds and skin infections and the tree also helps in the treatment of acne. It is scientifically proven that Jacaranda has qualities that treat leukemia.


Lovely Jacaranda can grow 20 m 65 ft tall and achieve an 50 cm 1. Leaves are twice compound — divided into leaflets, each of which is divided again into ‘subleaflets’. Jacaranda is not grown because of its wood, but it is used to make furniture and ornaments. The overall leaf is thus fern-like. The fine, fern-like doubly-compound leaves, combined with opposite leaves meaning each whole leaf structure is opposite caucaan leaf structuredistinguish this species from all others except the native LK jac1co Jacaranda copaia.

Click to Display 3 Total Images. The Character of the Gift Botanical name: Hypnotizing caucqna, trumpet-like flowers create the magical image of the tree. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: Planted for the showy purple flowers. Jacaranda is a relative to the flower tree family of the other jungle maidens- the Guayacan and the Rosy trumpet tree.

Fruits are woody capsules. Hojas bipinnadas y opuestas. The fruits are flat, green and oval with a length of cm inchturning dark brown when ripe. Copa redondeada y con follaje disperso. Jacaranda -A fragrant blue cloud- Item Jacaranda. Log In New Account Sitemap. A medium-sized, alien tree. Stories from the Forest of Caucnaa.

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When ready, the seeds diverge into the air like thousands of tiny angels, dancing in the wind. The tree is used to treat hepatitis and in folk tradition the flowers, leaves and bark are used to ease neuralgia and varicose veins.


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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. Flores campanuladas y de color azul.

The numerous varieties of Jacaranda come from Tropical America but have deservedly spread all over the world because of their beauty. 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. Trunk is straight, crown wide, round, and typically reaching near the ground. The touching, stunning, blue and purple flower crown against the jungle green is a wonderful experience for the eyes and mind.