Bauhinia purpurea L.

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Common names: Butterfly orchid tree (English)
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Growth form(s): Tree.
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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) Page 17.

Davies, H.F. (Undated). Alphabetical Catalogue of Plants growing in the gardens of Ewanrigg National Park, Arcturus. [Possibly not published (typed only)] Page 5.

Other sources of information about Bauhinia purpurea:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Bauhinia purpurea
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Bauhinia purpurea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bauhinia purpurea
African Plant Database: Bauhinia purpurea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Bauhinia purpurea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bauhinia purpurea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bauhinia purpurea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bauhinia purpurea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bauhinia purpurea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bauhinia purpurea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Bauhinia purpurea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bauhinia purpurea
Ispot Southern Africa: Bauhinia purpurea
JSTOR Plant Science: Bauhinia purpurea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bauhinia purpurea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bauhinia purpurea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bauhinia purpurea
Tropicos: Bauhinia purpurea


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Bauhinia purpurea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=165560, retrieved 20 July 2019

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