Genus Jacaranda

Jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of South America , Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

Species in the genus Jacaranda of plants


Jacaranda arborea - Jacaranda arborea is a species of flowering plant in the Bignoniaceae family. It is endemic to Cuba. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Black poui - The Blue Jacaranda has been cultivated in almost every part of the world where there is no risk of frost; established trees can however tolerate brief spells of temperatures down to around ?7C . In the United States, it grows in parts of Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, and Florida., the Mediterranean coast of Spain, in southern Portugal , southern Italy . It is regarded as an invasive species in parts of South Africa and Queensland, Australia, the latter of which has had problems with the Blue Jacaranda preventing growth of native species. Lusaka, the capital of Zambia also sees the growth of many Jacarandas.