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Keyword:

BAUHINIA FORFICATA

ORCHID TREE

Photo: CEAD, Spain
Use/Puropose:
Solitaire  
Family Name:
Fabaceae (metuljnice)  
Plant group:
Deciduous  

Botanical characteristics

Native country:
Argentina, Brazil and Peru  
Fruits:
Brown, dry and hard, 6-12 centimetres long.  
Leaves:
Green, they don`t change the colour (evergreen). Cleft. Lobed.  
Roots:
  
Flowers:
Flowers are white.  
Habitat:
Atlantic Forest.  
Reproduction:
With seeds.  
Stem:
Brown.  
Bloom period:
July, August  

Climate conditions

Ground-water:
Dry  
Location:
Sunny  
Ground-Ph:
Sour  
Hardiness Zone:
H3   Zone Map

Specific features

Decorative useful value

White flowered tree with large flowers resembling orchids.