Bauhinia divergens Baker

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Bauhinia anguina Roxb.; Bauhinia debilis Hassk.; Bauhinia divergens Baker; Bauhinia horsfieldii (Miq.) J.F.Macbr.; Bauhinia japonica var. subrhombicarpa (Merr.) Hiroë; Bauhinia piperifolia Roxb.; Bauhinia scandens L.; Bauhinia scandens var. anguina (Roxb.) H.Ohashi; Bauhinia scandens var. horsfieldii (Miq.) K.Larsen & S.S.Larsen; Bauhinia subrhombicarpa Merr.; Lasiobema anguinum Miq.; Lasiobema horsfieldii Miq.; Lasiobema scandens (L.) de Wit; Lasiobema scandens var. horsfieldii (Miq.) de Wit; Phanera debilis (Hassk.) Miq.; Phanera divergens (Baker) Thoth.; Phanera piperifolia (Roxb.) Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Phanera scandens (L.) Lour. ex Raf.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Scandent, glabrescent herbs; Leaves cordate, subcoriaceous, sinus reaching half way down; Flowers in copious racemes; Pods narrow, glabrous.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bangalore
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Siang
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Bhutan, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Island, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 421
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bauhinia divergens. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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