Jacaranda obtusifolia subsp. rhombifolia (G.Mey.) A.H.Gentry, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 257 1978. (Syn. Jacaranda obtusifolia var. rhombifolia (G.Mey.) Sandwith; Jacaranda rhombifolia G.Mey.;                      (=) Bignonia filicifolia G. Anderson; (=) Jacaranda filicifolia D. Don);
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Fern Leaf Jacaranda, Fern Tree, Green ebony, Bluntleaf Jacaranda; 
 
 

Jacaranda obtusifolia subsp. rhombifolia:  Jacaranda obtusifolia subsp. rhombifolia (G.Mey.) A.H.Gentry 

jak-uh-RAHN-duh — from the Portugese jacarandá, having a hard core or branchDave’s Botanary
ob-too-sih-FOH-lee-uh — blunt leafDave’s Botanary
rom-bif-OH-lee-uh — leaves in a diamond shapeDave’s Botanary
fil-ee-kee-FOH-lee-uh — fern-like leavesDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: bluntleaf jacaranda, fern tree, green ebony
Native to: Caribbean islands, northern South America
References: Flowers of IndiaNPGS / GRIN 
in resort of garden near Kamshet, Maharashtra on 03 MAY


Is there a simple key for the three or four jacarandas that we commonly see?


 
  
 

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