Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Bauhinia forficata Link

This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Brazil and N. Argentina. It is used as a medicine and for food.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Shrub

[UPFC]
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

Bauhinia forficata Link appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2003 Meneces, E. [257], Bolivia K000622106 No
Aug 4, 2000 Almeida, K. [59], Pernambuco K000807329 Yes
Jun 26, 1998 Medri, C. [997], Paraná K000807323 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Serato, A. [0055], Bolivia K000622107 Yes
May 1, 1995 Hage, J.L. [651], Bahia K000056923 No
May 1, 1995 Amorim, A.M. [898], Bahia K000056928 No
Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P. [3894], Bahia K000056760 No
Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P. [3870], Bahia K000056766 No
May 1, 1991 Vaz, A.F. [928], Rio de Janeiro K000807326 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Mori, S. [10734], Bahia K000056925 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Mori, S. [12743], Bahia K000056927 No
Nov 1, 1990 Santos, T.S. [4353], Bahia K000056922 Yes
Sep 1, 1986 Carvalho, A.M. [2360], Bahia K000056921 No
Jan 1, 1986 Lemos, R.P.L. [761], Alagoas K000056917 No
Jan 1, 1984 Pedra do Cavalo, G. [930], Bahia K000056920 No
Jan 1, 1984 Carvalho, A.M. [1918], Bahia K000056924 No
Jan 1, 1984 Mori, S. [11335], Bahia K000056926 No
Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [984], Bahia K000056918 Yes
Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [984], Bahia K000056919 Yes
Jan 1, 1983 Usteri, A. [73b], São Paulo K000807319 Yes
Owens, S.J., USA 54092.000 No
Owens, S.J., USA 54098.000 No
Trigoso, J.R. [1083], Peru K000622105 Yes
Sucre, D. [4590], Espírito Santo K000807292 Yes
Martius [1152], Rio de Janeiro K000807302 Yes
Reitz, P.R. [6111], Santa Catarina K000807315 Yes
Silva, F.C. [1578], Paraná K000807322 Yes
Saavedra, M.M. [584], Minas Gerais K000807324 Yes
Pirani, J.R. [3376], Espírito Santo K000807330 Yes
Mexia, Y. [4502], Minas Gerais K000807332 Yes
Martius [s.n.], Brazil K000807337 Yes
Schunke Vigo, J. [12345], Peru K000622109 No
Miers, J. [3328], Brazil K000807331 Yes
Muller, F. [222], Santa Catarina K000807309 Yes
Burchell [2968], Rio de Janeiro K000807298 Yes
Sucre, D. [4479], Rio de Janeiro K000807291 Yes
Sandeman, C. [s.n.], Brazil K000807300 Yes
Mexia, Y. [4206], Minas Gerais K000807311 Yes
Regnell, A.F. [I.261/2], Minas Gerais K000807338 Yes
Miers, J. [3328], Rio de Janeiro K000807321 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [4727], São Paulo K000807296 Yes
Weir, J. [74], Brazil K000807299 Yes
Usteri, A. [189], São Paulo K000807316 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [47744], Espírito Santo K000807327 Yes
Mertens [797], Brazil K000807334 Yes
Klein, R. [1398], Santa Catarina K000807297 Yes
Gaudichaud [s.n.], Rio de Janeiro K000807308 Yes
Mexia, Y. [4206], Brazil K000807310 Yes
Schunke Vigo, J. [12345], Peru K000622110 No
Weddell, M. [594], Brazil K000807304 Yes
Constantino, D. [176], Rio de Janeiro K000807307 Yes
A.A.C. [50], Peru K000622108 No
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], São Paulo K000807295 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [39621], Santa Catarina K000807328 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [21008], Paraná K000807294 Yes
Eiten, G. [6057], São Paulo K000807303 Yes
Burchell [1761], Rio de Janeiro K000807301 Yes
s.coll. [752], Rio de Janeiro K000807293 Yes
Hooker [s.n.], Rio de Janeiro K000807305 Yes
Eiten, G. [5716], São Paulo K000807313 Yes
Mexia, Y. [4156], Minas Gerais K000807312 Yes
Gardner [752], Rio de Janeiro K000807333 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000807335 Yes
Eiten, G. [5822], São Paulo K000807336 Yes
Groppo, M. [360], São Paulo K000807325 Yes
Boog [s.n.], Brazil K000807318 Yes
Mexia, Y. [4355], Minas Gerais K000807314 Yes
Hooker [128], Rio de Janeiro K000807306 Yes
Whitford, H.N. [14], Rio de Janeiro K000807317 Yes
Usteri, P.A. [99b], São Paulo K000807320 Yes

First published in Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 404 (1821)

Accepted by

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