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Árbol Orquídea, Purple orchid tree

Bauhinia variegata

Description:

Árbol ornamental muy popular en los climas subtropicales y tropicales, se cultiva por sus flores perfumadas.

Habitat:

Guatemala City at a parking lot

Notes:

Las hojas tiernas y los capullos se consumen en ensaladas. Para los budistas es una especie sagrada, apareciendo frecuentemente en sus imágenes devotas.

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purple orchid tree
Bauhinia variegata Floridata: Bauhinia variegata


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1 Comment

AndresDuarte
AndresDuarte 7 years ago

Thank you very much for the ID, I've been searching it for a month, until I took it to PNoah.

AndresDuarte
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AndresDuarte

Spotted on Jan 28, 2013
Submitted on Jan 28, 2013

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