bauhinia definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different tropical or subtropical woods, shrubs, or woody vines of this genus Bauhinia within the pea family members, having two-part or profoundly cleft leaves and showy, variously coloured flowers.
    • Any of flowering plants associated with Bauhinia genus, several of which are known as orchid woods.
    • A genus of flowers, natural purchase Leguminos√¶.
    • hill ebony, orchid tree

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