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Title: Bauhinia multinervia (Kunth) DC.
Author: Connor, K.F; Francis, J.K;
Source: In: Vozzo, J.A. Tropical Tree Seed Manual. Agric. Handbook 721. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 327-328.
Publication Series: Agricultural Handbook
Description: Bauhinia multinervia is a small tree that can reach 6 to 12 m in height and at least 30 cm in diameter. The trees are not long-lived but can annually grow 1 m or more. The bark is gray-brown and fribrous. Leaves are elliptical in shape and split 1/3 to 1/2 their length. The species is an aggressive reproducer that is moderately intolerant. It blooms within 3-4 years. Flowers grow in terminal racemes or panicles. Petals are white and 8-12 cm long. Fruits are flat, dark pods that tend to split and curl upon drying.
Keywords: Bauhinia multinervia, species description, seed research, urape
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Connor, K.F; Francis, J.K 2002. Bauhinia multinervia (Kunth) DC. In: Vozzo, J.A. Tropical Tree Seed Manual. Agric. Handbook 721. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 327-328.
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