Bauhinia variegata L.
var. candida Voigt

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Bauhinia variegata var. candida

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Bunker's Hill

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Frequency: Local
Status: Introduced
Description:
Less common in Zimbabwe than B. variegata var. variegata, this variety is distinguished by its white flowers without any pink or purple in the centre.
Notes: It is native to SE Australia and it this variety that is known as an invader in certain areas of South Africa.
Derivation of specific name: variegata: irregularly coloured, blotched
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Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Images last updated: Sunday 3 September 2006
Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 27.

Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 17 - 18.


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Other sources of information about Bauhinia variegata var. candida:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Bauhinia variegata var. candida
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Bauhinia variegata var. candida

External websites:

African Plant Database: Bauhinia variegata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Bauhinia variegata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bauhinia variegata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bauhinia variegata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bauhinia variegata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Bauhinia variegata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bauhinia variegata
Ispot Southern Africa : Bauhinia variegata
JSTOR Plant Science: Bauhinia variegata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bauhinia variegata
Tropicos: Bauhinia variegata
West African Plants database: Bauhinia variegata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Bauhinia variegata var. candida.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=165520, retrieved 25 June 2016

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