African Plant Database

Bauhinia galpinii N.E. Br.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Bauhinia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Perlebia galpinii (N.E. Br.) A. Schmitz
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bauhinia punctata Bolle (1861)
=*Bauhinia punctata auct. sensu Bolle, non Jacq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-4 m or scrambling to 5 m or more.
Ecology : River banks; woodland; termite mounds; sand veld; to 1370 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
  Also widely cultivated (ornemental).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 25-26

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 2: t.79 (1922).
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