Mammea americana

COMMON NAME

Jacaranda

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Bignoniaceae

NOTES

The tree grows to a height of 25 to 50 ft. The blue-purple flowers cover the tree with bloom and forming pools of blue on the ground as they fall. They appear in spring and early summer, and last for up to two months. They are followed by woody seed pods, which contain numerous flat, winged seeds.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Argentina and Bolivia

NATIVE HABITAT

Bushland, grassland, wooded ravines and riverbanks

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Mammea americana