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Taxon: Bauhinia lunarioides A. Gray ex S. Watson

Genus: Bauhinia
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Cercideae subtribe: Bauhiniinae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 313153
Place of publication: Bibl. index N. Amer. bot. 205. 1878
Name verified on: 16-Apr-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Apr-2015
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).


Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)


  • Seigler, D. S. et al. 2006. The genus Senegalia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) from the New World. Phytologia 88:51. [= Senegalia crassifolia (A. Gray) Britton & Rose].
  • Turner, B. L. 1994. Native species of Bauhinia (Caesalpiniaceae) occurring in northeastern Mexico. Phytologia 76:337.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. et al. 1987. Reorganization of the Cercideae (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae). Biol. Skr. 28:12.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1976. Bauhinia lunarioides: a misapplied name. Rhodora 78:546–548.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1983. Revision of the arborescent bauhinias (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae: Cercideae) native to Middle America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 70:114.


Check other web resources for Bauhinia lunarioides A. Gray ex S. Watson:


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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