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Pakistan | Family List | Bignoniaceae

Jacaranda Juss., Gen. 138. 1789. L.H.Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 3:1713.1915.

Deciduous trees. Leaves 2-pinnate, with many leaflets. Flowers in terminal or axillary panicles, showy, blue to violet. Calyx 5-toothed. Corolla campanulate, 2-lipped, 5-lobed; lobes subequal, spreading, obtuse. Stamens 4; staminode present. Capsule suborbicular, compressed, dehiscing by 2 woody valves. Seeds winged.

50 species. Native to S. & C. America and West Indies. Represented in Pakistan by 1 cultivated species.

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