Representative flower of Hong Kong
What is Bauhinia
Bauhinia variegata is a tropical deciduous bush and tree of the department Fabaceae Bauhinia genus native to India. Orchid flowers bloom. Winter, in cymes slender petals, pale pink-purple (rarely white) of flowers. In Japan also called youtheibok (Mt. yotei wood) akin to the sheep's knuckle with Brown leaves torn into two parts.
Generic name: Bauhinia, scientific name:Bauhinia variegata, National Flower : Hong Kong, Origin: floral print short India, tree height: 5-10 m, similar to the life-forms, tropical deciduous low trees, leaf: sheep's knuckle with Brown wide, egg-shaped tip's leaf margin: entire, radiant symmetry flowers ninomiya Crown, inflorescences form: racemes 2 crack, but to bunch students with flower: peach, purple, and white Corolla: petals five, like azaleas to obovate, Flower size: 5-10 cm, flowering time: 11 January-February, flower color: pale peach, white and purplish red, petal number: 5.