IPA: dʒˈækɝˈændʌ


  • Any of several trees, of the genus Jacaranda, native to tropical South America, that have pale purple, funnel-shaped flowers. In horticultural use refers specifically to Jacaranda mimosifolia.
  • The hard, dark wood of these trees.
  • A trade name for similar hardwood timber from certain species of Dalbergia, notably Dalbergia frutescens, Dalbergia nigra and Dalbergia refusa.

Examples of "jacaranda" in Sentences

  • The jacaranda is common as an avenue tree.
  • Jacaranda and pine trees are especially prevalent.
  • The taxonomic status of the Blue Jacaranda is unsettled.
  • Picture taken in spring, with jacaranda trees all over town.
  • In spring, jacaranda and flamboyant trees bloom in profusion.
  • The two main hotels are and the less expensive Jacaranda Hotel.
  • She is told that it doesn't and that they don't purchase from la Jacaranda.
  • Brazilian Jacaranda is also used as the wood for the body of acoustic guitars.
  • Brazilian jacaranda sides. 3 piece matched grain jacaranda back with marquetry.
  • There are trees and lots of bugambilla and jacaranda, and a modest weekly market tucked in there.
  • Olive, Cyprus and eucalyptus trees give shape and shade; jasmine, rosemary and jacaranda perfume the entire estate.
  • The street is lined with jacaranda trees that leave purple droppings everywhere, in the fall the flowers turn yellow and orange, they leave sap on the cars.
  • In this film, Williams ends up in Heaven, and I particularly flash back to brilliant hues, and, in particular, a blue jacaranda tree, the second favorite of my wife Pearl.
  • My NaNo last year made reference to the jacaranda trees here in Brisbane and is a post environmental apocalyptic version of Brisbane called New Brisbane (no points for ingenuity!).
  • The French have given the name jacaranda to rose-wood, under the idea that the plant called jacaranda by the Brazilians yields it, which is not the case; "the same word has perhaps been the origin of palisander -- palixander, badly written."

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