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Taxon: Bauhinia picta (Kunth) DC.

Genus: Bauhinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Cercidoideae
Tribe: Cercideae
Subtribe: Bauhiniinae
Nomen number: 6587
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:515. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama (s.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Antioquia, Bolívar, Boyacá, Cundinamarca, Santander, Chocó, Risaralda]


  1. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as Bauhinia picta DC.
  2. Wunderlin, R. P. 1983. Revision of the arborescent bauhinias (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae: Cercideae) native to Middle America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 70:119.
  3. Wunderlin, R. P. 2006. Revision of Bauhinia subgenus Bauhinia section Amaria (Cercideae: Caesalpinioideae: Fabaceae). Sida 22:116-117.

Check other web resources for Bauhinia picta (Kunth) DC. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6587. Accessed 4 June 2020.