Bauhinia

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Contains 3 accepted taxa overall.

Family:FABACEAE
Common Name:BAUHINIA
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order FABALES
FamilyFABACEAE
Genus Bauhinia

Citation

Citation BAUHINIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 374. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Bauhinia divaricata Linnaeus 1753.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Bauhinia aculeata WHITE ORCHID TREE
Bauhinia purpurea PURPLE ORCHID TREE; BUTTERFLY TREE
Bauhinia variegata ORCHID TREE; MOUNTAIN EBONY

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Alvesia Alvesia Welwitsch, Apont. 587. 1859 ("1858"), nom. rej. vs. Alvesia Welwitsch 1869. TYPE: Alvesia bauhinioides Welwitsch
Amaria Amaria Mutis ex Caldas, Sem. Nueva Granada 2: 25. 1810. TYPE: Amaria petiolata Mutis ex de Candolle Lectotypified by Britton & Killip, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 35: 164. 1936.
Binaria Binaria Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 122. 1838. TYPE: Binaria cumanensis (Kunth) Rafinesque (Bauhinia cumanensis Kunth)
Cansenia Cansenia Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 122. 1838. TYPE: Cansenia ungulata (Linnaeus) Rafinesque (Bauhinia ungulata Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Wunderlin, Rhodora 78: 754. 1976.
Cardenasia Cardenasia Rusby, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 257. 1927. TYPE: Cardenasia setacea Rusby
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