Phanera kockiana (Korth.) Benth., F. A. W. Miquel, Pl. jungh. 262. 1852 (Syn: (≡) Bauhinia kockiana Korth. (basionym));
Common Name: Cock’s Bauhinia

Images by Aarti S. Khale


Bauhinia Kokiana : 161210-AK : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
The beautiful creeper of Bauhinia Kokiana or Cock’s Bauhinia taken at Kandy, Sri Lanka during November, 2010.  

This is so strangely different. The correct spelling should be Bauhinia kockiana Korth.




080513 – ASP 8 : Attachments (1).  4 posts by 3 authors.

This flower belong to a medicinal palnt in Sri Lanka. Can someone identify it.

I hope Bauhinia kockiana.

Bauhinia kockiana for sure. Check this link :


09062013 ASP 45 : Attachments (1).  4 posts by 4 authors.

Please ID this semi woody climber with orange-yellow papery flowers. Photo was taken from a home garden in Sri Lanka in April 2012.

Bauhinia kockiana

Looks like Bauhinia kockiana to me.

Can some one explain to me/us… what makes a bauhinia a bauhinia…
ie the most diagnostic characteristic of Bauhinia?



Plant of Indonesia : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Could you help me to identify our climber please.

Bauhinia kockiana. I had posted from Sri Lanka.



SK392 26FEB-2017:ID : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4) 

Location: Kualalumpur, Malyasia 
Altitude: 180 ft.
Date: 23 February 2017
Jasminum…. ??? 

Bauhinia kockiana Korth. (accepted name)





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