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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Note that the legumes have rounded leaflets and alternate leaves, but in tall trees, the latter can be hard to see. Widely used for firewood and construction timber.
The empty disks are often found on the ground beneath big trees.
Jacaranda copaia – Huamansamana – Seeds
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The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: 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. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.
Tree with several trunks Photograph by: The only species that can be confused are several legumes with small leaflets, especially Schizolobium parahybumbut also Enterolobium spp. Bignoniaceae–part II Tribe Tecomeae.
Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.
The native people in KurupukariGuyana also use parts of the tree for treating ulcers and sores. The fruits are round, flat, dry disks, brown, maturing from July to October. Aliform parenchyma of the winged type.
Leaves are opposite, and on juveniles can be over 1 meter long somewhat smaller on adults. The top consists of a “vase-shaped crown” of branches and leaves.
Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jacaranda produces one of the spectacular floral displays in the area. The bark is light brown, with fine vertical fissures, unspotted. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region. They break open to release tiny, winged seeds, and at Barro Colorado, this species produces more seeds than any other.
Large leaves grow directly from the top of the trunk giving them an appearance similar to tree ferns, particularly immature Schizolobium parahyba. Cite this publication as: Retrieved from ” https: Average number of cells per strand: Now containing plants.
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Inflorescence a rather narrow terminal panicle, the branches lepidote and more or less puberulous. Not for the casual reader. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. A tall forest tree with straight trunk, branched near the top. In other projects Wikispecies.
The Guyana Patamona use the juice of young leaves to treat persistent sores.