Flower Database

Jacaranda

Basic information
Flower Name
Jacaranda
Formal Name
Jacaranda mimosifolia
Alias
Jacaranda, Jacaranda mimosifolia, ジャカランダ・ミモシフォルア
Habitat
South America such as Argentina - Brazil
Morph
Evergreen tree
Comment
Jacaranda (scientific name: Jacaranda mimosifolia) is a tropical deciduous trees of the family Bignoniaceae native South American origin such as Argentina to Brazil. Leaves are born with thin feathered complex leaves. In a conical inflorescence, add a light purple flower similar to fragrant paulownia. Flower (corolla) is a funnel shape and the tip is split by 5. In Japanese name, it is called Kirigodoki (Kiri Mogi). Cool flower color and leaf shape give the tropical region a refreshing feeling. Round flat pod-like fruit which becomes after flower contains a lot of seeds. {{Kaenbok}} (Flame Tree), Jacaranda, and Houhaoboku ({{Phoenix Tree}}) are regarded as tropical three large flower trees. Both are used as street trees in Maui.
Common name: jacaranda , scientific name:Jacaranda mimosifolia) = J. acutifolia Humb, aka: jacaranda mimosiphola, origin: Argentina, Brazil, South America, height: 5-15m, color: purple, Flowering time: June (Japan), from April to May (Hawaii), fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, fruiting period: July (Japan).
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Bignoniaceae
Genus
Jacaranda
Species
J. mimosifolia
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic garden (sub-) Tropical area
Color
Violet
Season
Jun
Height
500  ~ 1500  [cm]
Diameter
4  ~ 5