Taxon: Jacaranda caroba (Vell.) DC.

 
Genus: Jacaranda
Family: Bignoniaceae
      Tribe: Jacarandeae
Nomen number: 429640
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 9:232. 1845
Name Verified on: 03-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Dec-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • caroba  (Source: F Neotrop) - Portuguese
  • caroba-muuda  (Source: F Neotrop) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Amazonas, - Bahia, - Goias, - Mato Grosso, - Minas Gerais, - Sao Paulo, - Federal District

References:

  • Gentry, A. H. 1992. Bignoniaceae - Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 25(2):64.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Jacaranda caroba (Vell.) DC. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.