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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The leaves have been used to treat leishmaniasisfevers, yaws and ringworm. Aliform jadaranda of the winged type. Axial parenchyma as strands. Leaves are bipinnately compound, meaning each leaf divides twice, looking fern-like. Both Schizolobium and Jacaranda are common along Pipeline Rd, and they look similar as adults and as juveniles.

In Amazonian Ecuador currently being promoted as the species with the most agroforestry potential Peck, pers. Vessel-ray pits with distinct borders, similar to intervessel copxia.

Bignoniaceae–part II Tribe Tecomeae. Apotracheal axial parenchyma diffuse-in-aggregates. Inside the forest, juveniles are very rare and restricted to natural clearings, but along roads over Cerro Pelado in Gamboa, Pipeline Rd, and Santa Rita, juveniles can be abundant. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Jacaranda copaia is a flowering pioneer tree belonging to the genus Xopaia. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan.


Heartwood basically yellow, white or grey very light to yellowish brown. Fruit split open to show the seeds Photograph by: Fibre pits mainly restricted to radial walls, simple to minutely bordered. Rays 6—8 per tangential mm, multiseriate2—3 cells wide.

A tall forest tree with straight trunk, branched near the top. Paratracheal axial parenchyma aliform, confluent, and unilateral. At the base, the trunk broadens into small buttresses which have horizontal wrinkles, like an elephant’s trunk. Retrieved 1 August Average number of cells per strand: 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.

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.

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Leaflets are small, usually less than 5 ckpaia long, pointed, can be or more per leaf; on juveniles, leaflets can be toothed. Jacaranda produces one of the spectacular floral displays in the area. The tree is evergreen or semi-deciduous and produces blue flowers from August to November. Physical and chemical tests. The pointed or toothed, bipinnate fern-like leaflets of jaccaranda are also easy to recognize.

Readable yet also very detailed. Large leaves grow directly from the top of the trunk giving them an appearance similar to tree ferns, particularly immature Schizolobium parahyba. It is common in the Brazilian Amazon where, as a pioneer speciesit colonizes gaps in the forest and areas that have been cleared.


Tropicos | Name – Jacaranda copaia subsp. spectabilis (Mart. ex DC.) A.H. Gentry

Not for the casual reader. Sapwood colour similar to heartwood colour. Trees are deciduous for a brief period early in the dry season, but regrow leaves prior to flowering.

Water extract not fluorescent; colour of water extract colourless to brown to yellow.

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The empty disks are often found on the ground beneath big trees. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. The bark has been used as a laxative and to treat dysentery and syphilis. Last update on The bark is light brown, with fine vertical fissures, unspotted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cite this publication as: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use jacaanda Privacy Policy.

The only species that can be confused are several legumes with small leaflets, especially Schizolobium parahybumbut also Enterolobium spp.