Bauhinia

Representative flower of Hong Kong

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    Bauhinia @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)

Basic information

Flower Name
Bauhinia
Formal Name
Bauhinia variegata
Alias
orchid tree
Habitat
India
Morph
Tropical deciduous bush and tree

Comment

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.

Detailed information

Order
Fabales
Family
Fabaceae
Genus
Bauhinia
Species
B. variegata
Flower language
An impressive eyes ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Egg-shaped/Oval
Leaf type
Broad ovate Leaf
Leaf edge
incision
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical areaSpecific area
Color
Pink, Violet, White
Season
JanFebNovDec
Height
500 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 10

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