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.