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Taxon: Bauhinia purpurea L.

 
Genus: Bauhinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Cercidoideae
Tribe: Cercideae
Subtribe: Bauhiniinae
Nomen number: 6590
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:375. 1753
Link to protologue: http://botanicus.org/page/358394
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 22 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan (e.), Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand


    Cultivated (cult. throughout tropics)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  4. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  5. Boonphong, S. et al. 2007. Bioactive compounds from Bauhinia purpurea possessing antimalarial, antimycobacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and cytotoxic activities. J. Nat. Prod. (Lloydia) 70:795-801.
  6. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  8. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  9. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  10. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  11. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):27.
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. Note: cult.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  15. Rajaram, N. & K. Janardhanan. 1993. Ex situ conservation of genetic resources of tribal pulses and their wild relatives. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 91/92:29-32.
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  18. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  19. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  21. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  22. Wit, H. C. D. de. 1956. A revision of the Malayan Bauhinieae. Reinwardtia 3:406.
  23. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  24. Wunderlin, R. P. et al. 1987. Reorganization of the Cercideae (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae). Biol. Skr. 28:15.

Check other web resources for Bauhinia purpurea L. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6590. Accessed 15 November 2019.