Bauhinia purpurea

Scientific Name: Bauhinia purpurea
Synonym: Bauhinia castrata, Bauhinia coromandeliana, Bauhinia platyphylla, Bauhinia platyphylla, Bauhinia rosea, Bauhinia triandra, Bauhinia violacea, Caspareopsis purpurea, Phanera purpurea
Common Name: Butterfly Tree, Orchid Tree
Chinese Name / 中文名: 羊蹄甲 (Yángtí jiǎ)
Other Local Name: Tapak Kuda (Malaysia), Kekapur (Malaysia), Bunga Kupu-kupu (Indonesia)
Family Name: Fabaceae
Origin: South China and India
Images Location: Melaka, Malaysia
Growth Habit: Tree
Characteristic: A small to medium-size deciduous tree growing to 5 meters.
Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and moderate watering.

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