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Bauhinia variegata

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 377

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Bauhinia variegata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F   (-6.5° to -1°C)
Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence: MAUVE, YELLOW flash, in term. infl., frag.
Fruit: legume to 30x2.5 cm.
Foliage: part bilobed, to 20 cm.
Height, in meters: 12
Height, in feet: 39.60
Bauhinia variegata seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Bauhinia variegata:
Phanera variegata, 

Common names for Bauhinia variegata:

Arbre de Saint Thomas,  Arvore-de-Sao-Thomaz,  Buddhist Bauhinia,  Buntfarbene Bauhinie,  Dagh Abanosi,  Ebony Wood,  Kachnar,  Khuf al Jamal,  Kovidara,  Mountain Ebony,  Orchid Tree,  Orgideeboom,  Pink Orchid Tree,  Purple Orchid Tree,  Variegated Orchid Tree, 


Bauhinia variegata is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

8:   World Classic Tree Seed List
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
282:  Caesalpiniaceae
389:  Fabaceae
711:  Leguminosae
946:   Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes
This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.


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Germination guide for Bauhinia variegata

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Bauhinia variegata seeds will usually germinate in 21-42 days.
Sow Bauhinia variegata seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 25-30°C.

Soak Bauhinia variegata seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.

(Soak 48 hours in hand hot water).


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