Jacaranda macrantha

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Name and publication

Jacaranda macrantha Cham., Linnaea 7: 552 (1832).

Description

Capsules are thick-woody, the margin undulate; interior with long, dark placental line, rest smooth and lightly furrowed except for the margin, which is rippled, exterior with the texture of very worn sandpaper (irregularly verrucose-coriaceous), 9-10 cm long x 8-9 cm wide, with swollen receptacle at the base.

Nativity and distribution

Jacaranda macrantha is native to Bolivia.

Family

Bignoniaceae