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Bauhinia acuminata (Yellow Butterfly Tree; Mariposa; Yellow Bauhinia; White Bauhinia; Tiruvatti; Tiruvathi; St. Thomas' Tree; Petan; Guacamaya Americana; Gorro De Napoleon; Flor De Azufre; Fleur du Sacre-coeur; Dwarf White Bauhinia; Bell Bauhinia)

Synonyms: Bauhinia linnaei
Language: Hindi; Sinhala

Wikipedia Abstract

Bauhinia acuminata is a species of flowering shrub native to tropical southeastern Asia. Common names include: Dwarf White Bauhinia, White Orchid-tree and Snowy Orchid-tree and শ্বেত কাঞ্চন(Bengali). The exact native range is obscure due to extensive cultivation, but probably from Malaysia, Indonesia (Java, Borneo, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands), and the Philippines.It grows two to three meters tall.
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Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low

Emblem of

Bihar

Predators

Parlatoreopsis longispina (Asiatic pomegranate scale)[2]

Distribution

Andaman Is (introduced); Bangladesh (native); Brunei (native); Cambodia (introduced); China (uncertain); India (introduced); Indonesia-ISO (introduced); Jawa (native); Kalimantan (native); Laos (introduced); Mauritius (introduced); Myanmar (introduced); Pakistan (introduced); Philippines (introduced); Ryukyu Is (introduced); Sierra Leone (introduced); Sri Lanka (introduced); Taiwan (introduced); Thailand (introduced); Vietnam (introduced); Zaire (introduced);

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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