Bougainvillea × buttiana Holttum & Standl., Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 23(2): 44–48 1944.;
Venezuela (Bolivar), Colombia (c), Trinidad (c), Peru (c), Belize (c), Taiwan (c), Nicaragua (c), Ecuador (c), Mexico (c), peninsular Malaysia (c), Somalia (c), Honduras (c) as per CoL;



This hybrid is possibly known as Bougainvillea × buttiana ‘mahara’.


2015april_sk27/27 : Bougainvillea hybrid : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments(7)

how do you know this is a hybrid?

looks like old stuff…. non hybrid type from flower pictures to me

your explanation would be most helpful, …

Seems to be Bougainvillea spectabilis

FoP informs me that spines of B. glabra are slightly curved and upto 1 cm while FoC informs me leaves of B. spectabilis are densely pubescent. This plant doesn’t feature both these two characters. I also read a few docs, before submitting, one ex

great so i would / should look at these before buying native sp or hybrid …

This is possibly Bougainvillea ×buttiana Holttum & Standl. as in