you see jacarandas dotted about everywhere in s.e queensland, australia, but in my opinion, they look better en masse
these were photographed in spring (october) along brisbane terrace, goodna, about 20km / 12.5 miles, s.w of brisbane cbd.
nikon d5000 / tamron af70-300mm f/4-5.6 di ld / f/22 / 1/200 sec / iso-800
jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of flowering plants in the family bignoniaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of south america (especially argentina, brazil and uruguay), central america, mexico, and the caribbean. it is found throughout the americas and caribbean, and has been introduced to australia, new zealand, india, fiji and parts of africa. the genus name is also used as the common name
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