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
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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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 3 September 2006

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. and Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 17 - 18.


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

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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., retrieved 7 February 2016

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