Jacaranda mimosifolia Back to Previous Page More Images Common Name: black poui Type: Tree Family: Bignoniaceae Native Range: Argentina, Bolivia Zone: 10 to 11 Height: 25.00 to 50.00 feet Spread: 15.00 to 30.00 feet Bloom Time: June to July Bloom Description: Blue-purple Sun: Full sun Water: Medium Maintenance: Medium Suggested Use: Flowering Tree
Apr 28, 2019 · Figure 1. Full Form - Jacaranda mimosifolia: jacaranda Credit: UF/IFAS General Information Scientific name: Jacaranda mimosifolia Pronunciation: jack-uh-RAN-duh mih-moe-sih-FOLE-ee-uh Common name (s): j acaranda Family: Bignoniaceae USDA hardiness zones: 9B through 11 (Figure 2) Origin: native to southern and central South America
- Naturalised Distribution
- Introduced, Naturalised Or Invasive in East Africa
- Economic and Other Uses
- Environmental and Other Impacts
Locations within which Jacaranda mimosifolia is naturalisedinclude the warmer parts of eastern Australia, southern Africa, Hawaii, south-eastern USA and outside its native range in southern South America.
Jacaranda mimosifolia is naturalisedin parts of Kenya and Uganda (A.B.R. Witt pers. obs.) and Tanzania (Henderson 2002).
Jacaranda mimosifolia can grow in bushland, grassland, wooded ravines and riverbanks. The spreading growth habitand the dense foliage shade out native plants and prevent their regeneration.
Deciduous or evergreen tree, 5-15 m tall. Its main distinguishing feature is its spectacular lavender blue blooms which has led to its popularity as an ornamental tree. Jacaranda mimosifoliais fast growing and resprouts easily if damaged. Its bark is thin and grey-brown in colour, smooth when the treeis young though it eventually becomes finely sca...
Its main value is as an ornamental treewidely grown in urban areas worldwide. It also has medicinal properties. However, these uses cannot compensate for this plant's overall negative impacts.
Jacaranda mimosifolia is regarded as an invasive species in parts of South Africa and Queensland, Australia, where it can out-compete native species. It can form thickets of seedlings beneath planted trees from which the speciesmay expand and exclude other vegetation. J. mimosifoliahas been listed as a Category 3 invader in South Africa (no further...
The precise management measures adopted for any plant invasion will depend upon factors such as the terrain, the cost and availability of labour, the severity of the infestation and the presence of other invasive species. Some components of an integrated management approach are introduced below. The best form of invasive species management is preve...
Henderson, L. (2001). Alienweeds and invasive plants. A complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 12, 300pp. PPR, ARC South Africa. Henderson, L. (2002). Problem plants in Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Final Report to the NCAA. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER). Jacaranda ...
Agnes Lusweti, National Museums of Kenya; Emily Wabuyele, National Museums of Kenya, Paul Ssegawa, Makerere University; John Mauremootoo, BioNET-INTERNATIONAL Secretariat - UK.
This fact sheet is adapted from The Environmental Weeds of Australia by Sheldon Navie and Steve Adkins, Centre for Biological Information Technology, University of Queensland. We recognise the support from the National Museums of Kenya, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI) - Tanzania and Makerere University, Uganda. This activity was under...
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Jacaranda is a tree that grows to a height of up to 20 meters. Bark is thin and gray-brown, smooth when young, becoming finely scaly as it ages. Twigs are light reddish-brown, slender and slightly zigzagging. Leaves are large, up to 45 centimeters long, compound, bipinnate, alternately arranged, with several pairs of leaflets.
Jacaranda mimosifolia is a sub-tropical tree native to south-central South America that has been widely planted elsewhere because of its attractive and long-lasting violet-colored flowers. It is also known as the jacaranda, blue jacaranda, black poui, Nupur or fern tree.
Jacaranda acutifolia auct. non Humb. & Bonpl. Endangered, Threatened, and Rarity Information. This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location. Global Conservation Status.