Bauhinia variegata ?

Bauhinia variegata ?;   Bauhinia x blakeana :: Hooghly, West Bengal:  Yesterday, I have had a short chat with … (in the ‘facebook’ group ‘Indian Flora’) over the identification of this Bauhinia sp. He identified it as Bauhinia x blakeana or the ‘Hong Kong Orchid Tree’. … also provided me links (given below) of the two […]

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Bauhinia purpurea ?

Bauhinia purpurea ?;   SK923 01 JAN-2018 : 8 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 1 MB.  Location: Motel du Mugling, Kurintar, Nepal  Date: 13 July 2017 Altitude: 900 ft. Bauhinia vahlii Wight & Arn.???But seed pods look different ! No it is not Bauhinia vahlii. Any suggestion ? Pl. check  /species/a—l/f/fabaceae/bauhinia/bauhinia-purpurea Does not look like […]

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Bauhinia rufescens (Cultivated)

Bauhinia rufescens Lam., Encycl. 1:391. 1785 ; Images by Raman Arunachalam    Bauhinia rufescens is a shrub in the family Fabaceae, native to sem-arid areas of Africa such as the Sahel. It is usually 1–3 meters high but can grow to 8 meters. It appears to have thorns which are actually leafless shoots. Leaves are […]

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Bauhinia grandidieri (USA)

Bauhinia grandidieri Baill.;      Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae (Caesalpiniaceae)- Bauhinia grandidieri: This is the Blue Orchid Tree (really a shrub), Bauhinia grandidieri, a native of Madagascar, growing at Fullerton, CA, USA.http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z93/fastfeat/PHTO0041-2-1.jpg

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Bauhinia monandra (Cultivated)

                               Bauhinia monandra Kurz (Syn: Bauhinia kappleri Sagot; Bauhinia krugii Urb.; Bauhinia porosa Baill.; Bauhinia punctiflora Baker; Bauhinia richardiana Voight; Bauhinia subrotundifolia sensu auct. (misapplied); Caspareopsis monandra (Kurz) Britton & Rose; Caspariopsis monandra (Kurz) Britton & Rose [Spelling variant]);   Bauhinia monandra is a species of leguminous trees, of the Fabaceae family.[2] Common names include pink […]

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Bauhinia species

Bauhinia species;      id: identification needed,a plant from bhopal – Bauhinia sp. Name of the  species can be identified when flower is seen This is the season for flowering of this tree. Maybe this is Bauhinia variegata as it is about to bloom in this part of the country. At least in Gwalior. – […]

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Bauhinia x blakeana (Cultivated)

Bauhinia x blakeana Dunn; . Keys at HYBRID ORIGIN OF BAUHINIA BLAKEANA (pdf) . As per efi thread: Bauhinia x blakeana has three large stamens (with two smaller ones) unlike five long stamens of Kachnar (Bauhinia variegata). Leaves are also not over-lapping near cleft unlike in Kachnar. . commonly known as: Chinese: 红花羊蹄甲 Hong hua yang […]

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Bauhinia variegata

Bauhinia variegata L.,  (Syn: Bauhinia chinensis (DC.) Vogel,  Bauhinia decora Uribe, Bauhinia variegata var. candida (Aiton) Corner, Bauhinia variegata var. chinensis DC., Phanera variegata (L.) Benth.;                       (=) Bauhinia alba hort.; (=) Bauhinia variegata var. alboflava de Wit);  Keys at HYBRID ORIGIN OF http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z93/fastfeat/DSC00023-6.jpghttp://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z93/fastfeat/DSC00020-3.jpg … would the red one be a cultivar ? … Never have seen this […]

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Bauhinia tomentosa ?

Bauhinia tomentosa ?;        Bangalore-Ooty November 2013 :: Requesting ID of this Bauhinia from Lalbagh, Bangalore :: 07012014 :: ARK-08 : Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors. Requesting to please ID this Bauhinia shrub captured in Lalbagh, Bangalore in November 2013. No flowers or fruits seen. Most probably, Bauhinia tomentosa. Thank you […]

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Bauhinia tomentosa

Bauhinia tomentosa L. (syn: Alvesia bauhinioides Welw.; Alvesia tomentosa (L.) Britton & Rose; Bauhinia pubescens DC.; Bauhinia tomentosa var. glabrata Hook. f.; Bauhinia volkensii Taub.; Bauhinia wituensis Harms; Pauletia tomentosa (L.) A.Schmitz); . Common names: bell bauhinia, St. Thomas-tree, yellow bauhinia Sans: Phalgu, pita, kanchana Hindi: Kachnar Mal: ptu Guj: Pilo asundro Tel: Adavi mandarmu Tam: Iruvaji Mal: Kanjanam .  Shrub or small tree up to 4 m tall with small 3-5 cm long leaves, 5-8 cm broad, glabrous above, tomentose beneath, petiole 2-3 cm long, 7-9 veined; flowers yellow, 6-8 […]

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Bauhinia racemosa

Bauhinia racemosa Lam. (Syn: Bauhinia parviflora Vahl; Piliostigma racemosa (Lam.) Benth.; Piliostigma racemosum (Lam.) Benth.);  Images by Raman Arunachalam   

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Bauhinia purpurea

Bauhinia purpurea L. (Syn: Bauhinia castrata Blanco; Bauhinia coromandeliana DC.; Bauhinia platyphylla Zipp. ex Spanoghe; Bauhinia platyphylla Span.; Bauhinia purpurea var. corneri de Wit; Bauhinia purpurea var. violacea de Wit; Bauhinia rosea Corner; Bauhinia triandra Roxb.; Bauhinia violacea Corner; Caspareopsis purpurea (L.) Pittier; Phanera purpurea (L.) Benth.);  Images by J.M.Garg   butterfly tree, orchid tree, […]

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Bauhinia phoenicea

Bauhinia phoenicea Wight & Arn. (Syn: Bauhinia benthamii Bedd.; Phanera phoenicea (Wight & Arn.) Benth.);   Images by Anurag N. Sharma      baw-HIN-ee-uh — named for Gaspard and Jean Bauhin, physicians and botanists … Dave’s Botanaryfeen-ih-KEE-uh — referring to the genus Phoenix, or the color purple … Dave’s Botanary  commonly known as: crimson mountain ebony, scarlet bauhinia • Kannada: ಕೆಂಪು ಯಾತಬಳ್ಳಿ kempu yathaballi • Malayalam: വള്ളിമന്ദാരം vallimandaram  […]

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Bauhinia galpinii (Cultivated)

Bauhinia galpinii N.E.Br., Gard. Chron. ser. 3, 9:728. 1891 Jun “galpini” (D. Oliver in Hooker’s Icon. Pl. 20: t. 1994. 1891 August) (Syn: Bauhinia punctata sensu Bolle; Perlebia galpinii (N.E.Br.) A.Schmitz;                 (=) Bauhinia punctata Bolle);  Red Orchid Tree, Red Bauhinia, Pride of the Cape, African Plume, Nasturtium Bauhinia;       Flora Picture of the Year […]

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Bauhinia acuminata

Bauhinia acuminata L. (Syn: Bauhinia candida sensu auct. (Misapplied); Bauhinia grandiflora sensu auct. (Misapplied); Bauhinia linnaei Ali; Bauhinia tomentosa sensu auct. (Misapplied)); Images by Satish Phadke and Gurcharan Singh    Dwarf White Bauhinia, White Orchid-tree or Snowy Orchid-tree, Dwarf White orchid tree, Dwarf white bauhinia • Hindi: सफ़ेद कचनार Safed Kachnar • Manipuri: চিঙথ্ৰাও অঙৌবা Chingthrao angouba • Tamil: […]

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