Lysiphyllum diphyllum (Buch.-Ham., in Symes) de Wit, Reinwardtia 3: 431 1956. (syn: (≡) Bauhinia diphylla Buch.-Ham. (basionym));


 

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ANMAY14/15 Bauhinia sp. for identification (2) : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Family: Caesalpiniaceae
Date: 3rd May 2015
Place: Lalbagh, Bangalore, Karnataka
Habit: Scandent/Climber


Pl. post more pictures showing details.


Yes, in all likelyhood it is an introduced species at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden.
…, it was a very large and old liana.
Forgot to add the photos earlier … Here they are now. Attachments (2)


The images are of Lysiphyllum diphyllum (Banks) de Wit – synonym Bauhinia diphylla Banks.
Earlier instead of Banks the author citation was Buch.-Ham. but this change will be published  in Edinburgh Journal of Botany very soon. I have already sent the corrected proof.





References:

GRIN  The Plant List Ver.1.1
 Tropicos  Floriculture in India By Gurcharan Singh Randhawa, Amitabha Mukhopadhyay (1986)  

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