Bauhinia lunarioides

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Scientific Name Bauhinia lunarioides USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Anacacho Orchid Tree ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description Native only to a few canyons in western central Texas and in adjacent northeastern Mexico; 6-12 feet, single- or multi-trunked shrub or small tree with small, light green, deeply cleft leaves. Delicate white to pale pink, orchid-like flowers with extended stamens appear prolifically in clusters. Fruit is a flattened pod. Images taken in Austin from planted trees. Descr. excerpt from Texas Status

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