Purple Camel’s Foot

Bauhinia purpurea (Wikipedia)

Phanera purpurea
(Phanera purpurea) Bauhinia Orchid flower in Andhra University.jpg
Flower at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Phanera
P. purpurea
Binomial name
Phanera purpurea
(L.) Benth.
  • Bauhinia castrata Blanco
  • Bauhinia coromandeliana DC.
  • Bauhinia platyphylla Zipp. ex Span.
  • Bauhinia purpurea L.
  • Bauhinia rosea Corner
  • Bauhinia triandra Roxb.
  • Bauhinia violacea Corner
  • Caspareopsis purpurea (L.) Pittier

Phanera purpurea is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to South China (which includes Hong Kong) and Southeast Asia. Common names include orchid tree,purple bauhinia,camel's foot,butterfly tree, and Hawaiian orchid tree.[citation needed]

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