7725.000 Jacaranda Juss.

Description of the genus

Deciduous trees (in ours). Leaves opposite, 2-pinnate. Flowers purple (in ours) in terminal panicles. Calyx truncate or 5-toothed. Corolla tube curved, the limb ± 2-lipped with 5 rounded subequal lobes; disk thick and cushion-like. Ovary 2-locular. Stamens 4; staminode 1. Fruit a ± circular capsule. Seeds winged.

Derivation of name: after a native Brazilian name for a species of this genus

Worldwide: 34 species from tropical America

Malawi: 1 cultivated taxon.

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Other sources of information about Jacaranda:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Jacaranda
Flora of Zimbabwe: Jacaranda
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Jacaranda

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jacaranda
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Jacaranda
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Jacaranda
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Jacaranda
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Jacaranda
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Jacaranda
JSTOR Plant Science: Jacaranda
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jacaranda
Plants of the World Online: Jacaranda
Tropicos: Jacaranda
Wikipedia: Jacaranda

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Jacaranda.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1305, retrieved 31 May 2023

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