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Common name

English: Jacaranda

German: Jacaranda, Palisanderholzbaum

Portuguese: Jacarandá-mimoso

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2594)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2493)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2107)

      Order: Scrophulariales (98)

        Family: Bignoniacea (19)(family description)

          Genus: Jacaranda (3)

            Epithet: mimosifolia D.Don (1)

Synonyms: Jacaranda chelonia Griseb., Jacaranda filicifolia D. Don ex Seem., Jacaranda ovalifolia R.Br.

filicifolia => fern-leaved

mimosifolia => leaves as of Mimosa

ovalifolia => oval-leaved

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Jacaranda mimosifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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