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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Central America, Caribbean.
Bauhinia divaricata

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Bois Calecon, Bull Hoof, Collegue Matourin, Huella De Chivo, Mocco John, Moco John, Pata De Cabra, Pata De Chivo, Pata De Vaca, Petit Calecon, Pie De Cabra, Pie De Chivo

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental

Native to:

Belize, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Southwest Caribbean

Bauhinia divaricata L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2005 Wallnöfer, B. [9624], Guatemala K000654294
Jan 1, 2005 Wallnöfer, B. [5951], Guatemala K000654273
Jan 1, 2005 Wallnöfer, B. [6018], Guatemala K000654274
Jan 1, 2000 Elorsa C., M. [2601], Mexico K000654209
Jan 1, 1998 Tenorio L., P. [19715], Mexico K000654205
Jul 10, 1997 Rodríguez, A. [1979], Costa Rica K000654295
Jan 1, 1997 Téllez V., O. [6513], Mexico K000654204
Jan 1, 1996 Sousa S., M. [13392], Mexico K000654248
Jan 1, 1994 Balam, F. [365], Mexico K000654260
Jan 1, 1993 Chan, C. [4423], Mexico K000654269
Jan 1, 1993 Salinas T., A. [7417], Mexico K000654212
Sep 20, 1990 Balam, F. [588], Mexico K000654210
Jan 1, 1990 Balam, F. [348], Mexico K000654261
Jan 1, 1990 Simá, P. [872], Mexico K000654262
Jan 1, 1988 Hughes, C.E. [515], Mexico K000654238
Jan 1, 1988 Reyes García, A. [335], Mexico K000654246
Jan 1, 1988 Reyes García, A. [273], Mexico K000654213
Apr 26, 1987 Ucan, E. [5104], Mexico K000654211
Jan 1, 1986 Martínez S., E.M. [13688], Mexico K000654237
Jan 1, 1986 Soto Núñez, J.C. [11693], Mexico K000654239
Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12559], Mexico K000119536
Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12559], Mexico K000119537
Jan 1, 1984 Schipp, W.A. [221], Belize K000654278
Jan 1, 1984 Sinclair, A. [s.n.], Mexico K000654223
Jan 1, 1984 Palmer, E. [227], Mexico K000654227
Jan 1, 1984 Matuda, E. [3397], Mexico K000654255
Jan 1, 1984 Yuncker, T.G. [8801], Honduras K000654277
Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [1625], Mexico K000654254
Jan 1, 1984 Seler, C. [1694], Mexico K000654256
Jan 1, 1984 Pringle, C.G. [3104], Mexico K000654258
Jan 1, 1984 Linden, J.J. [1324], Mexico K000654282
Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11449], Mexico K000654242
Jan 1, 1984 Dorantes, B. [2883], Mexico K000654230
Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [16113], Mexico K000119538
Jan 1, 1984 Hahn, L. (?) [s.n.] K000654226
Jan 1, 1984 Gentle, P.H. [2382], Belize K000654279
Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12085], Mexico K000119534
Jan 1, 1984 Linden, J. [1319], Mexico K000654219
Jan 1, 1984 Matuda, E. [2014], Mexico K000654252
Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11656], Mexico K000654241
Jan 1, 1984 Palmer, E. [4], Mexico K000654228
Jan 1, 1984 Kerber, E. [137], Mexico K000654284
Jan 1, 1984 Johnson, E.P. [39], Mexico K000654291
Jan 1, 1984 Jurgensen, C. [610], Mexico K000654280
Jan 1, 1984 Liebmann, F.M. [101], Mexico K000654285
Jan 1, 1984 Thieme, C. [5183], Honduras K000654217
Jan 1, 1984 Palmer, E. [1284], Mexico K000654292
Jan 1, 1984 Soto Núñez. J.C. [1644], Mexico K000654218
Jan 1, 1984 Dorantes, B. [2550], Mexico K000654251
Jan 1, 1984 Rovirosa, J.N. [734], Mexico K000654290
Jan 1, 1984 Matuda, E. [1475], Mexico K000654253
Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [80], Mexico K000654288
Jan 1, 1984 Berlandier [2187], Mexico K000654216
Jan 1, 1984 Langlassé, E. [s.n.], Mexico K000654501
Jan 1, 1984 Martínez S., E.M. [20078], Mexico K000654247
Jan 1, 1984 Andrieux, G. [412], Mexico K000654286
Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11624], Mexico K000654232
Jan 1, 1984 Barclay, G.W. [s.n.], Mexico K000654224
Jan 1, 1984 Novelo, A. [315], Mexico K000654243
Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12537], Mexico K000119535
Jan 1, 1984 Francis, E.K. [1], Belize K000654289
Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [307], Mexico K000654222
Jan 1, 1984 Bernoulli, G. [1187], Guatemala K000654221
Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11311], Mexico K000654233
Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [s.n.], Mexico K000654257
Jan 1, 1984 Mexia, Y. [9228], Mexico K000654240
Jan 1, 1984 Jurgensen [459], Mexico K000654220
Jan 1, 1984 Peck. M.E. [646], Belize K000654229
Jan 1, 1984 Lundell, C.L. [640], Belize K000654281
Jan 1, 1984 Valdez, P. [11], Mexico K000654287
Jan 1, 1981 Fryxell, P.A. [3491], Mexico K000654236
Owens, S.J., USA 54087.000
Lewis, G.P. [1757], Guatemala 55230.000
Torres C., R. [5], Mexico K000654231
Campbell, E.J.F. [78], Belize K000654283
Gallardo, C. [741], Mexico K000654271
MACQUEEN, D.J. [341], Mexico K000654206
Hughes, C.E. [840], Mexico K000654244
Chan, C. [6941], Mexico K000654268
Estrada, E. [E-53], Mexico K000654263
Palmer, E. [363], Mexico K000654225
MACQUEEN, D.J. [160], Mexico K000654208
Delgado Salinas, A. [866], Mexico K000654214
Mayfield, M.H. [2049], Mexico K000654207
Hughes, C.E. [914], Mexico K000654245
Sousa S., M. [11812], Mexico K000654215
Balam, F. [265], Mexico K000654259
Nelson, C. [7642], Honduras K000654293
Shapiro, G. [356], Mexico K000654234
Méndez, M. [514], Mexico K000654265
Chan, D. [7100], Mexico K000654266
MACQUEEN, D.J. [382], Guatemala K000654275
Gallardo, C. [161], Mexico K000654270
Rivera, R. [34], Mexico K000654264
Chan, C. [7005], Mexico K000654267
Rico, L. [1171], Mexico K000654249
Nash, R. [s.n.], Belize K000654272
Tenorio L., P. [2931], Mexico K000654235
Nee, M. [28936], Mexico K000654250
Lewis, G.P. [1757], Guatemala K000654276
Seler [1689], Mexico Bauhinia amblyophylla K000264636
Liebmann, F.M. [108], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654369
Gonzalez Ortega, J. [617b], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654089
Purpus, C.A. [13041], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654367
Sinclair, A. [s.n.], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654371
Coulter, T. [s.n.], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654372
Hinton, G.B. [10959], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000119540
Bourgeau, E. [2119], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654370
Langlassé, E. [405], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654373
Liebmann, F.M. [112], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654368
Hinton, G.B. [12289], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000119539
Fryxell, P.A. [3670], Mexico Bauhinia mexicana K000654384
Ekman, E.L. [10535], Haiti Bauhinia divaricata var. angustiloba K000264647 Unknown type material
Seler [1687], Mexico Bauhinia oaxacana K000264624 Unknown type material

First published in Sp. Pl.: 374 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Forero, E. & Castellanos, C. (eds.) (2019). Estudios en Leguminosas Colombianas 3: 1-398. Academia Colombiana de ciencias exactas, físicas y naturales.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Torres-Colín, R., Duno de Stefano, R. & Lorena Can, L. (2009). El género Bauhinia (Fabaceae, Caesalpinioideae, Cercideae) en la península de Yucatán (México, Belice y Guatemala) Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 80: 293-301.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New York Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Forero, E. & Castellanos, C. (eds.) (2019). Estudios en Leguminosas Colombianas 3: 1-398. Academia Colombiana de ciencias exactas, físicas y naturales.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Adams, C. D. (1972). Flowering Plants of Jamaica Univ. West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
  • Liogier, A. H. (1985). La Flore de la Espanola. III
  • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
  • Wunderlin, R. P. (1983). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 70(1) :95-127 ... Arborescent Bauhinias.

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