Jacaranda

Jacaranda mimosifolia

  • Jacaranda
  • Jacaranda
  • Jacaranda
  • Jacaranda
  • Jacaranda
  • Jacaranda
  • Jacaranda
  • Jacaranda
  • Flower name
    Jacaranda
  • Scientific name
    Jacaranda mimosifolia
  • AliasJacaranda, Jacaranda mimosifolia, キリモドキ, ジャカランダ・ミモシフォルア
  • Place of originSouth America such as Argentina - Brazil
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJune

What is Jacaranda

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).


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Bignoniaceae
  • Genus
    Jacaranda
  • Species
    J. mimosifolia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen tree
  • Flower colors Blue Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower4.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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