1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Jacaranda Juss.
      1. Jacaranda copaia (Aubl.) D.Don

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America. It is used as a medicine.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 80 - 1450 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Arbolito, árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 80 - 1450 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Tree.
    [UPB]
    Materials
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Wood
    Used for furniture (López-Camacho et al 2016).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Circulatory System Disorders
    Leaves and branches - Used in liquid medicines for the treatment of circulatory complaints (Cadena-González 2010).
    Digestive System Disorders
    Bark - Used in liquid medicines in the treatment of intestinal complaints (Cadena-González 2010).
    Genitourinary System Disorders
    Leaves - Used in liquid medicines in the treatment of kidney complaints (Cadena-González 2010).
    Infections & Infestations
    Leaves and branches - Used in liquid medicines and in topical medications to treat skin infections (Cadena-González 2010). Leaves and branches - Used in alcohol extracts in liquid medicines with Eucalyptus globulus and Allium sativum (Cadena-González 2010).
    Muscular-Skeletal System Disorders
    Leaves and branches - Used in liquid medicines (Cadena-González 2010).
    Other Medicinal Disorders
    Branches - Used in liquid medicines to alleviate dry mouth (Cadena-González 2010). Leaves - Used in liquid medicines and in topical medications to alleviate dry mouth (Cadena-González 2010).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Chingalé, pavito, cedro blanco, machaco, gualanday, copaia, caroba, caroba manaca, salsa caroba, para-pará, aspingo, canalete, papelillo, madura plátano, caco castañete, hualanday.

    Jacaranda copaia (Aubl.) D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Sasaki, D. [2504B], Mato Grosso K000579596
    Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1027], Mato Grosso K000447818
    Feb 1, 1995 Hopkins, M.J.G. [1524], Brazil K000991692
    Oct 2, 1962 Pires, J.M. [50961], Brazil K000991682
    Sep 1, 1962 Irwin, H.S. [48357], Brazil K000991677
    Jan 1, 1961 Irwin, H.S. [47877], Brazil K000991678
    Prance [2407], Brazil K000991690
    Silva, N.T. [1007], Brazil K000991688
    Silva, N.T. [1027], Brazil K000991691
    Pires, J.M. [7009], Brazil K000991680
    Prance, G.T. [3971], Brazil K000991684
    Prance, G.T. [59172], Brazil K000991686
    Prance, G.T. [5939], Brazil K000991687
    Prance, G.T. [2407], Brazil K000991689
    Argent, G.C.G. [6775], Brazil K000991679
    Argent, G.C.G. [6770], Brazil K000991683
    Mexia, Y. [6055], Brazil K000991676
    Mexia, Y. [6055], Brazil K000991681
    Prace, G.T. [1819], Brazil K000991685

    First published in Edinburgh Philos. J. 9: 264 (1823)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Gentry, A.H. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1997). Bignoniaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 3: 403-491. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Gentry, A.H. (1977). Bignoniaceae Flora of Ecuador 7: 1-172. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • López-Camacho, R., Pulido, E., Diaz, J. (2016). APP Especies Maderables Versión 2 [online application software]. Retrieved from http://itunes.apple.com
    • Kew's Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
    • Cadena-González, A.L. (2010). Study of knowledge on medicinal plants in Zetaquira and Campo Hermoso municipalities (Departamento de Boyacá, Colombia) using quantitative approaches. Faculty of Life Sciences. University of Copenhagen.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Gentry, A.H. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1997). Bignoniaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 3: 403-491. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
    • Gentry, A.H. (1977). Bignoniaceae Flora of Ecuador 7: 1-172. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
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