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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to NW Argentina.
Jacaranda mimosifolia

[FTEA]

Bignoniaceae, Sally Bidgood, Bernard Verdcourt, Kaj Vollesen. Cobaeaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

Morphology General Habit
Tree up to 15 m or occasionally a shrub 2.5–3 m tall.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves bipinnate with 13–31 pinnae each with 13–41 sessile leaflets which are elliptic or oblong-elliptic, 3–12 × 1–4 mm, but terminal leaflet can be up to 25 × 7 mm.
Morphology Leaves Rachis
Rachis unwinged.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in terminal panicles.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, 3–4 mm long with teeth ± 1 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla purplish blue or lilac, the tube white inside, basal part almost straight, upper part funnel shaped, 3–4 cm long with lobes 3–8 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit round, 3.2–6 × 3.7–6 cm, strongly compressed, woody.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds including the surrounding wing 9–17 × 11–17 mm.
Figures
Fig. 6.8–6.11, p. 27.
Note
Williams in U.O.P.Z.: 313 mentions J. caerulea (L.) Griseb. Stating ‘there are a number of young trees in Zanzibar town which have flowered but sparingly’. There is nothing in the information given to suggest this is a correct identification. A native of the West Indies, J. caerulea differs widely from J. mimosifolia in its oblongelliptic, ± obtuse leaflets (0.5–)1–2 × (0.3–)0.5–1 cm and more elliptic fruit. It is, however possible that the original determination is correct since it is likely a West Indian species would be thought to be more suited to Zanzibar climate than J. mimosifolia but there is no record of it being cultivated anywhere outside America.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or tree, 5–10 m tall
Morphology Leaves
Leaves twice pinnately compound; rhachis 30–45 cm long, in many pairs, each with 10–28 pairs of mucronate leaflets, 8–18 x 3–6 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla blue or violet, c. 5 cm long, silky
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 6–7 x 4–5 cm, oblong-ovate, flattened, woody
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds c. 1.5 x 2 cm, including wing.
Distribution
Cultivated at least in S;2 native of Argentina.

[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
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 1500 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol

[UNAL]
Vernacular
Gualanday

[FTEA]
Use
Widely cultivated in East Africa in gardens and as a street tree.

[FSOM]
Use
Cultivated as an ornamental

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Paraguay

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Bangladesh, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, China South-Central, Comoros, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, Gabon, Gambia, Haiti, Hawaii, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Madeira, Marshall Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southwest, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Puerto Rico, Queensland, South Australia, Spain, Swaziland, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Victoria, Western Australia, Windward Is.

Jacaranda mimosifolia D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 9, 1994 Wood [8711], Bolivia K000542685
Jan 1, 1963 Angeli, C. [1963], Brazil K000991832
[] [s.n.] K000449862
Rambo [29397], Brazil K000991833

First published in Bot. Reg. 8: t. 631 (1822)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Galanos, C.J. (2015). The alien flora of terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Rodos island (SE Aegean), Greece Willdenowia 45: 261-278.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Verloove, Fl. & Reyes-Betancort, J.A. (2011). Additions to the flora of Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain) Collectanea Botanica 30: 63-78.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Arbo, M.M. & al. (2018). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 20(1): 1-488. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Galanos, C.J. (2015). The alien flora of terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Rodos island (SE Aegean), Greece Willdenowia 45: 261-278.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • 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.
  • Gentry, A.H. (1982). Bignoniaceae Flora de Veracruz 24: 1-222. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Verloove, Fl. & Reyes-Betancort, J.A. (2011). Additions to the flora of Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain) Collectanea Botanica 30: 63-78.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Tardelli & L. Settesoldi [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Dale, List. Introd. Trees Uganda: 46 (1953)
  • E. Afr. ed. 4, p. 331 (1957) as J. ovalifolia R.Br.
  • E. Afr. ed. 4, pp. 116, 355 (1957) as J. mimosaefolia
  • F.A.C. Bignoniaceae: 34 (1977)
  • Fl. Som. 3: 307, fig. 212 (2006)
  • T.T.C.L.: 70 (1949)

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), B

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