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Bauhinia variegata L.

Synonyms

Bauhinia chinensis, Bauhinia decora, Phanera variegata

Common names

Orchid tree, kachnar

Extract from Wikipedia article

Phanera variegata is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to South Asia and Southeast Asia, from southern China, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Common names include orchid tree, camel's foot tree, kachnar and mountain-ebony.

LinkOrchid tree (Bauhinia variegata) in a park at Al Rafiei Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2016
Location on mapsMeshrif St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlooming orchid tree (Bauhinia variegata) in a park at Al Rafiei Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2016
Location on mapsMeshrif St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBright pink flowers of orchid tree (Bauhinia variegata) in a park at Al Rafiei Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2016
Location on mapsMeshrif St, Doha, Qatar
LinkOrchid tree (Bauhinia variegata) in Dahl Al Hamam Park at Al Markhiya Street. Doha, Qatar, March 21, 2016
Location on mapsAl Markhiya St, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.