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Bauhinia purpurea L.
BUTTERFLY TREE
Poor Mans Orchid

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Coccidae  Coccus hesperidum @ CSCA_TCN (1)
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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Fabales  
 Family Fabaceae  
 Genus Bauhinia  
  Bauhinia purpurea    L. 
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Synonyms: Bauhinia castrata Bauhinia coromandeliana Bauhinia platyphylla Bauhinia purpurea corneri Bauhinia purpurea violacea Bauhinia rosea Bauhinia triandra Bauhinia violacea Caspareopsis purpurea Phanera purpurea   details
Citation: Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed. 3: 175, 1993; Yang et al.(1998)
Name Code: 203049
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Bauhinia purpurea L.
butterfly tree

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General Information
Symbol: BAPU
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : L48   I
PR   I
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Bauhinia L. – bauhinia
Species Bauhinia purpurea L. – butterfly tree

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Bauhinia purpurea
Bauhinia purpurea
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