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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Inside the forest, juveniles are very rare and jacaranca to natural clearings, but along roads over Cerro Pelado in Gamboa, Pipeline Rd, and Santa Rita, juveniles can be abundant.

Jacaranda copaia – Useful Tropical Plants

Colour of ethanol extract colourless to brown. Average number of cells per strand: Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant.

South of Gamboa, it is scarce, although it can be found on the Pacific slope. Jacaranda caucana is planted as an ornamental, and is seldom seen in the forest; it has smaller leaflets than J.

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

Water extract not fluorescent; colour of water extract colourless to brown to yellow. Trees are deciduous for a brief period early in the dry season, but regrow leaves prior to flowering. The pointed or toothed, bipinnate fern-like leaflets of juveniles are also easy to recognize. 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.


Trade and local names: Large leaves grow directly from the top of the trunk giving them an appearance similar to tree ferns, particularly immature Schizolobium parahyba. Sapwood colour similar to heartwood colour.

The bark is light brown, with fine vertical co;aia, unspotted. Axial parenchyma apotracheal, or paratracheal. Now containing plants. Tree with several trunks Photograph by: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Fibre pits mainly restricted to radial walls, simple to minutely bordered. Flowers with the calyx cupular, more or less truncate with five unequal teeth, pubescent with simple or branched ccopaia, 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.

Fruit split open to show the seeds Photograph by: The empty disks are often found on the ground beneath big trees. Fibres of medium wall thickness. Vessel-ray pits with distinct borders, similar to intervessel pits.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Leaves are bipinnately compound, meaning each leaf divides twice, looking fern-like. Gives lots of plant uses as well as information on plant habit and habitat. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is common in the Brazilian Amazon where, as a pioneer speciesit colonizes gaps in the forest and areas that have been cleared.


Subspecies Description – Tree to 45 m tall and 45 cm dbh, when young the copaiq unbranched or branched at apex, the trunk frequently somewhat flattened, the bark rather smoothly fibrous-scaly, with small vertical fissures; branchlets lepidote, subtetragonal, drying dark, the pith rather large.

The leaves have been used to treat leishmaniasisfevers, yaws and ringworm. The fruits are round, flat, dry disks, brown, maturing from July to October. A tall forest tree with straight trunk, branched near the top. Inflorescence a rather narrow terminal panicle, the branches lepidote and more or less puberulous. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 1 August If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to jacarnda it from seed. Aliform parenchyma of the winged type. A very fast-growing, typical element of wet and moist forest second growth.

Jacaranda copaia (Huamansamana)

Jacaranda copaia Scientific classification Kingdom: Young trees have a long trunk with no branches. Jacaranda copaia is a flowering pioneer tree belonging to the genus Jacaranda. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat copaoa The tree is evergreen or semi-deciduous and produces blue flowers from August to November.