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Bauhinia monandra
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Bauhinia
Species:
monandra
Synonyms
  • Bauhinia kappleri Sagot
  • Bauhinia krugii Urb.
  • Bauhinia porosa Baill.
  • Bauhinia punctiflora Baker
  • Bauhinia richardiana Voight
  • Caspareopsis monandra (Kurz) Britton & Rose

Bauhinia monandra is a species of leguminous trees, of the family Fabaceae. Common names include pink bauhinia, orchid tree, and Napoleon's plume. Naturally they grow in Madagascar, but have naturalised in Burma, Australia, Christmas Island, the Caribbean, southern USA and the Pacific Islands. The species is invasive in New Caledonia.

Bauhinia monandra seed pod
Seed pod
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