Bauhinia khasiana Baker

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Bauhinia (7)

           Epithet: khasiana Baker (1)

Synonyms: Bauhinia howei Merr. & Chun, Bauhinia pierrei Gagnep., Bauhinia polystachya Gagnep., Phanera khasiana (Baker) Thoth.

howei => from the Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea, Australia

khasiana => from Khasia, India

pierrei => in honor of Jean Baptiste Louis Pierre (1833-1905), French botanist known for his Asian studies

polystachya => with many spikes

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: liana

Flower colour: orange

External links

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