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Jacaranda copaia. Copaia. Family: Bignoniaceae. Other Common Names: Gualandai (Panama), Chingale (Colombia), Abey, Cupay (Venezuela), Goebaja . Description of Jacaranda copaia (Aubl.) , Jacaranda spp. (Copaia), generated from a DELTA database. Jacaranda copaia subsp. spectabilis (Mart. ex DC.) A.H. Gentry Search in IPNI Search in Australian Plant Name Index Search in NYBG Virtual Herbarium Search.

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Heartwood basically yellow, white or grey very light to yellowish brown.

Leaves are opposite, and on juveniles can be over 1 meter long somewhat smaller on adults. Axial parenchyma as strands.

Jacaranda copaia – Huamansamana – Seeds

Tree with several trunks Photograph by: Last update on Vessels arranged in no specific patternin multiplescommonly in short 2—3 vessels radial jacaramda. Fruit a flattened-oblong capsule, the margins straight, 6. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Note that the legumes have rounded leaflets and alternate leaves, but in tall trees, the latter can be hard to see. Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, jacarabda in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any jacarabda active compounds in the plant. Description based on 5 specimens. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Average number of cells per strand: Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

In other projects Wikispecies. The bark is light brown, with fine vertical fissures, unspotted. Fibres of medium wall thickness. Gives lots copaiq plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Readable yet also very detailed. Fruit split open to show the seeds Photograph by: Jacaranda copaia is a flowering pioneer tree belonging to the genus Jacaranda.

Jacaranda copaia

Views Read Edit View history. During the dry season, the leafy branches are burned as a way to repel biting insects. Paratracheal axial parenchyma aliform, confluent, and unilateral. Leaves bipinnate, cm long, with pinnae, each cm cipaia with the rachis essentially unwinged and with sessile leaflets, these 1. South of Gamboa, it is scarce, although it can be found on the Pacific slope. Water extract not fluorescent; colour of water extract colourless to brown to yellow.


A tall forest tree with straight trunk, branched near the top.

Flowers with the calyx cupular, more or less truncate with five unequal teeth, pubescent with simple or branched trichomes, mm long, mm wide, eglandular; corolla purplish-blue outside and on the lobes, the throat white inside, tubular-campanulate above a mm long mm wide basal constriction, 3.

Retrieved 1 August The only species that can be confused are jacarandda legumes with small leaflets, especially Schizolobium parahybumbut also Enterolobium spp. Ethanol extract not fluorescent. Vessel-ray pits with distinct borders, similar to intervessel pits. The interactive key allows access to the character list, illustrations, full and partial descriptions, diagnostic descriptions, differences and similarities between taxa, lists of taxa exhibiting specified attributes, summaries of attributes within groups of taxa, and geographical distribution.

Widely used for firewood and construction timber.