Jacaranda acutifolia Bonpl.

    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BIGNONIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Jacaranda acutifolia Bonpl.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Commonly planted in gardens as ornamental tree
  • Key identification features : Trees, 10-15 m tall. Leaves 2-pinnate, pinnae subopposite, terminal odd pinnule is larger than paired. Inflorescences of lax panicles. Flowers blue; calyx 5 toothed; corolla lip 2-lipped; stamens 4, didynamous. Capsules orbicular, seeds winged.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Native : Brazil and N.W Argentina
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Jacaranda acutifolia. Downloaded on 26 January 2022.


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