Bauhinia variegata L.
var. candida Voigt

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Bauhinia variegata var. candida

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunker's Hill, Harare

Bauhinia variegata var. candida

Photo: Mark Hyde
Cork Road, Harare

Bauhinia variegata var. candida

Photo: Mark Hyde
Cork Road, Harare

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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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Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Image 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. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2) Pages 17 - 18.

Other sources of information about Bauhinia variegata var. candida:

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

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bauhinia variegata
African Plant Database: Bauhinia variegata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bauhinia variegata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bauhinia variegata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bauhinia variegata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Bauhinia variegata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bauhinia variegata
JSTOR Plant Science: Bauhinia variegata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bauhinia variegata
Plants of the World Online: Bauhinia variegata
Tropicos: Bauhinia variegata
Wikipedia: Bauhinia variegata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Bauhinia variegata var. candida., retrieved 25 June 2024

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