Portuguese jacarandáfrom Tupí having a hard core, hard branch
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Jacaranda Sentence Examples
Formerly this coast region furnished large quantities of Brazil-wood (Caesalpinia echinata), and the river valleys have long been the principal source of Brazil's best cabinet-wood - rosewood (Dalbergia nigra), jacaranda (Machaeriumfirmum,Benth.),vinhatico (Plathymenia foliosa, Benth.), peroba (Aspidosperma peroba), cedro, &c. The exotic mangabeira (mango) is found everywhere along the coast, together with the bamboo, orange, lemon, banana, cashew, &c.
Jacaranda was also successful last time out when easily outpointing Meltonian on fast ground at Stratford.