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Bauhinia petersiana, Kalahari White Bauhinia, Koffiebeesklou

Bauhinia petersiana

Kalahari White Bauhinia, Koffiebeesklou
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Bauhinia petersiana, a large shrub or small tree with very crinkled white flowers which is divided into two sub-species. Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha has broader petals, a smaller habit and occurs in north-western parts of South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Angola. Bauhinia petersiana subsp. petersiana is usually a medium size tree and occurs in north eastern Zimbabwe, Mozambique and northwards.


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Bauhinia petersiana, Kalahari White Bauhinia, Koffiebeesklou


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Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha

Kalahari White Bauhinia, Koffiebeesklou. Bauhinia petersiana, a scrambling shrub or small tree with very crinkled white flowers. Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha has broader petals.

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