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Bauhinia forficata
cow's-foot Pea Family
Bauhinia forficata Fabaceae
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English common names
  •cow's-foot
  •Brazilian orchid tree
Spanish common names
  •pata de vaca
  •pezuña de buey
common name
  •pata de vaca (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Bauhinia forficata Link
rules for finding collection records
  •Bauhinia forficata (171)
family name
  •Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2015 João Augusto Bagatini, Daniel Grasel, Flora Digital
Image License: Non-commercial with attribution
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed last week of October thru first week of July
Native to Argentina, Brazil and Peru

How Likely at this Location (69%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
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