Monographs Details: Jacaranda copaia (Aubl.) D.Don
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Discussion:1. Jacaranda copaia (Aublet) D. Don, Edinburg Phil. Jour. 9: 267. 1823. Bignonia copaia Aubl., Hist. Pl. guiane Fr. 2: 620, t 262, f 1, t 265. 1775. Type. Fr. Guiana, Aublet sn (P-AD, 12304). Jacaranda spectabilis Mart, ex D C , Prodr. 9: 229. 1845. Type. Brazil, Amazonas, Martius sn of 1819 (M). Jacaranda superba Pittier, Bol. Soc. Venez. Ci. Nat. 6: 19. 1940. Type. Venezuela, Bolivar, L. Williams 11537 (F, US). Two forms of this species occur in lowland Guayana. The typical form, restricted to the Guianas and adjacent Brazil and Venezuela, has larger obtuse leaflets and a larger fruit than the widespread form known from the uplands which has more numerous acute to acuminate leaflets.