Patagonia Wildflowers
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orchid tree
Bauhinia variegata
Bauhinia variegata
orchid tree Pea Family
Bauhinia variegata Fabaceae
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English common names
  •orchid tree
  •mountain ebony
Spanish common names
  •falsa caoba
  •uña de vaca
  •árbol de las orquídeas
accepted scientific name
  •Bauhinia variegata L.
rules for finding collection records
  Bauhinia variegata (214)
family name
  • Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Christoph Diewald
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 3.1 to 4.7 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
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