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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America to N. Argentina.


M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008]

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, mostly twice pinnately compound; leaflets usually numerous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers in terminal or axillary panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel-shaped, 5-lobed, somewhat 2-lipped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, 2 long and 2 short, included; staminode present, longer than the stamens
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk ring-shaped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule oblong to ovate or obovate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds winged.
About 50 species in central and southern America and the West Indies.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, China South-Central, East Aegean Is., Gabon, Gambia, Hawaii, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Madeira, 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 Juss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 Buzato, S. [28018], Brazil K000991863
Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [9605], Brazil K000991869
Harley, R.M. [22798], Brazil K000991877
Harley, R.M. [19183], Brazil K000991878
Harley, R.M. [19183], Brazil K000991879
Ratter, J.A. [8079], Brazil K000991868
Souza, V.C. [5058], Brazil K000991883
Sakuragui, C.M. [15160], Brazil K000991880
Sakuragui, C.M. [15160], Brazil K000991881
Sakuragui, C.M. [15160], Brazil K000991882
Heringer, E.P. [5373], Brazil K000991867
Lima, A. [58/2921], Brazil K000991874
Moraes, J.C. [1107], Brazil K000991866
Folli, D.A. [0130/79], Brazil K000991885
Amaral, I.L. [s.n.], Brazil K000991864
Carneiro, D. [11647], Brazil K000991884
Oliveira, F.C.A. [39], Brazil K000991876
Oliveira, F.C.A. [104], Brazil K000991887
Fróes, R.L. [30557], Brazil K000991872
Mendonça, R.C. [4088], Brazil K000991875
Saint-Hilaire, A. [91], Brazil K000991865
Cid Ferreira, C.A. [5900], Brazil K000991862
Sick, H. [s.n.], Brazil K000991886
Stephan [s.n.], Brazil K000991873
Burchell [6040/2], Brazil K000991870
Burchell [6206], Brazil K000991871

First published in Gen. Pl.: 138 (1789)

Accepted by

  • Lohmann, L.G. in Lohmann, L. G. (2006). Personal Communication on Bignoniaceae 1. Review Jan-Feb/2006 Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Biociências, Departamento de Botânica.
  • Fischer, E., Theisen, I. & Lohmann, L.G. in Kubitkzki, K. (ed.) (2004). Bignoniaceae The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 7: 9-38. Springer.
  • 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.


Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia

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