Bauhinia foveolata Dalzell

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Synonym(s) : Piliostigma foveolatum (Dalzell) Thoth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bauhinia foveolata Dalzell
  • Vernacular name : Basavanapada (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Leaves sub-orbicular, deeply cordate at base, glabrous above, pubescent beneath. Nerve minutely pitted beneath; flowers in densely much branched panicles. Calyx tomentose, 5-lobed, corolla white to light cream; pods linear-oblong, tomentose, red.
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : CJS 19228
  • Collection Locality : Sykes point, Dandeli (Uttara Kannada)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bauhinia foveolata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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