Bauhinia variegata (Pandra Kanchan)

Taxonomy

Kingdom:
Plantae
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Magnoliopsida
Order:
Fabales
Family:
Fabaceae
Genus:
Bauhinia
Species :
B. variegata
Height:
33 - 39 Feet
Leaf Size:
10 - 20 cm
Leaf Type:
Bilobed

Commonly known as the Orchid tree or Camel's Foot, it is a small to medium sized deciduous tree. This is a very popular ornamental tree in subtropical and tropical climates, grown for its scented flowers and also used as food item in Nepal.

Native Area:-

Requirement

Soil: Acidic

Sunlight: -

Utility

Medicinal: Used to treat Gall bladder and Kidney stones, and piles

Flowers: -

Fruit: -

Importance

Religious: -

Cultural: -