Bauhinia vahlii Wight & Arn.

First published in R.Wight, Cat. Ind. Pl.: 38 (1833)
This name is a synonym of Phanera vahlii

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Bauhinia vahlii.]
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Bauhinia vahlii.]
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Bauhinia vahlii.]
  • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619. [Cited as Bauhinia vahlii.]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ali, S. I. (1973). Flora of Pakistan, No. 54 Caesalpiniaceae. Karachi:Univ Karac
  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & Long, D. G. (1987). Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
  • Haines, H. H. (1922). The Botany of Bihar & Orissa, Part 3. London.
  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • Lock, J. M. (1985). Specimen in Herb. Kew
  • Parker, R. N. (1918). Forest Flora for the Punjab with Hazara and Delhi
  • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). Flora of Ceylon 7: 34-107. Caesalpinioideae
  • Saldanha, C. J. (1984). Flora of Karnatka, Vol 1. New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Pub Co
  • Saxena, H. O. & Brahman, M. (1994). The Flora of Orissa (Ranunculaceae to Fabaceae)

Other Data

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