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Taxon: Bauhinia variegata L.

 
Genus: Bauhinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Cercidoideae
Tribe: Cercideae
Subtribe: Bauhiniinae
Nomen number: 6602
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:375. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 16 (6 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng, Guangdong Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Delhi, Goa, Mizoram, Puducherry, Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Myanmar, Thailand (n.w.), Vietnam


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Bauhinia+variegata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  8. 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
  9. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: cult.
  10. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):30.
  11. Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India. Biodivers. & Conservation 13:459.
  12. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  13. Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist
  16. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  17. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  21. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  22. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  23. Wit, H. C. D. de. 1956. A revision of the Malayan Bauhinieae. Reinwardtia 3:411.
  24. Wunderlin, R. P. et al. 1987. Reorganization of the Cercideae (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae). Biol. Skr. 28:15.
  25. Zhu, X. Y. et al. 2007. Legumes of China: a checklist

Check other web resources for Bauhinia variegata L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=6602. Accessed 21 July 2019.