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Bauhinia
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Bauhinia (camel's foot)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Bauhinia
  • Preferred Common Name
  • camel's foot
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit, flowering and seeding tree. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
TitleHabit
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit, flowering and seeding tree. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit, flowering and seeding tree. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
HabitBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit, flowering and seeding tree. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); close view of flower. 15.9 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.
TitleFlower
CaptionBauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); close view of flower. 15.9 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.
Copyright©V.R. Vinayaraj-2012/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Bauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); close view of flower. 15.9 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.
FlowerBauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); close view of flower. 15.9 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.©V.R. Vinayaraj-2012/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Kahului, Maui, Hawaii, USA. August 2009.
TitleHabit
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Kahului, Maui, Hawaii, USA. August 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Kahului, Maui, Hawaii, USA. August 2009.
HabitBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Kahului, Maui, Hawaii, USA. August 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.
TitleFoliage
CaptionBauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.
Copyright©V.R. Vinayaraj-2012/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Bauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.
FoliageBauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012.©V.R. Vinayaraj-2012/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves, seedpods and flowers. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
TitleLeaves
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves, seedpods and flowers. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves, seedpods and flowers. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
LeavesBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves, seedpods and flowers. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage and unripe seed pods. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012
TitleFoliage
CaptionBauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage and unripe seed pods. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012
Copyright©V.R. Vinayaraj-2012/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Bauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage and unripe seed pods. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012
FoliageBauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia); foliage and unripe seed pods. 16.1 km E of Mattanūr, northern Kerala, India. November 2012©V.R. Vinayaraj-2012/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves and stem. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
TitleLeaves
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves and stem. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves and stem. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
LeavesBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); leaves and stem. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); flowers and foliage. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
TitleFlowers
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); flowers and foliage. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); flowers and foliage. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
FlowersBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); flowers and foliage. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); close view of flowers. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
TitleFlowerS
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); close view of flowers. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); close view of flowers. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
FlowerSBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); close view of flowers. Launiupoko, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); mature seedpods and leaves. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
TitleSeedpods
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); mature seedpods and leaves. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); mature seedpods and leaves. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
SeedpodsBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); mature seedpods and leaves. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedpods and seeds. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
TitleSeeds
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedpods and seeds. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedpods and seeds. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.
SeedsBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedpods and seeds. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedling. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
TitleSeedling
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedling. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedling. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
SeedlingBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); seedling. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Cultivated trees in park, with naturalized trees jumping the fence. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
TitleHabit
CaptionBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Cultivated trees in park, with naturalized trees jumping the fence. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Bauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Cultivated trees in park, with naturalized trees jumping the fence. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.
HabitBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume); habit. Cultivated trees in park, with naturalized trees jumping the fence. Paani Mai Park Hana, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Bauhinia L.

Preferred Common Name

  • camel's foot

Other Scientific Names

  • Tylosema (Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc.

International Common Names

  • French: bauhinier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Bauhinie

EPPO code

  • BAUSS (Bauhinia sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
  •                                 Genus: Bauhinia