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Bauhinia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26490

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): bauhinia [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusBauhinia L. – bauhinia  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Bauhinia aculeata L.  
                                  Species Bauhinia X blakeana Dunn – Blake's bauhinia 
                                  Species Bauhinia carronii F. Muell. – northern beantree, Queensland-ebony, red bauhinia 
                                  Species Bauhinia diphylla Buch.-Ham.  
                                  Species Bauhinia divaricata L.  
                                  Species Bauhinia forficata Link – cow's-foot, pata de vaca 
                                  Species Bauhinia galpinii N.E. Br. – African plume 
                                  Species Bauhinia lunarioides A. Gray ex S. Watson – Texasplume 
                                  Species Bauhinia macranthera Benth. ex Hemsl.  
                                  Species Bauhinia monandra Kurz – Napoleon's plume 
                                  Species Bauhinia multinervia (Kunth) DC. – petite flamboyant bauhinia 
                                  Species Bauhinia pauletia Pers. – railroadfence 
                                  Species Bauhinia petersiana Bolle  
                                  Species Bauhinia purpurea L. – butterfly tree 
                                  Species Bauhinia tomentosa L. – St. Thomas tree 
                                  Species Bauhinia ungulata L. – orchidtree 
                                  Species Bauhinia variegata L. – mountain ebony, butterfly tree, orchid tree, purple orchid tree 
                                  Species Bauhinia yunnanensis Franch. – Yunnan bauhinia 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Bauhinia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Bauhinia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Bauhinia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Bauhinia   
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