EPPO Global Database

Bauhinia variegata(BAUVA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BAUVA
  • Preferred name: Bauhinia variegata
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina, China. Cultivated as an ornamental tree. Introduced in Iraq, Sri Lanka, Malesia, tropical Africa, USA (southern), Mexico, Caribbean, South America (Colombia to Argentina), New Guinea, Australia (Queensland)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Phanera variegata (Linnaeus) Bentham

Common names
Name Language
Buddhist bauhinia English
mountain ebony English
orchid tree English
poor man's orchid English
sping orchid tree English
árbol orquídea Spanish
árvore-de-são-tomé Portuguese
bauínia Portuguese
patas-de-camelo Portuguese
unha-de-vaca Portuguese (BR)
yáng zǐ jīng Chinese
洋紫荆 Chinese