Bauhinia

Bauhinia variegata

Representative flower of Hong Kong

  • Bauhinia
  • Bauhinia
  • Flower name
    Bauhinia
  • Scientific name
    Bauhinia variegata
  • Aliasヨウテイボク, 羊蹄木, orchid tree, ムラサキソシンカ, バウヒニア・バリエガタ, バウヒニア
  • Place of originIndia
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, November, December
  • Language of flowersAn impressive eyes

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.


  • Eye
    Fabales
  • Family
    Fabaceae
  • Genus
    Bauhinia
  • Species
    B. variegata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeTropical deciduous bush and tree
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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