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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Zambezian woodland, Karroo-Namib bushland and thicket.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Wild Coffee Bean

[ILDIS]
Use
Food and Drink, Medicine

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Bauhinia macrantha Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Brenan, J.P.M. [7819], Zambia 15672.000
Richards, H.M. [14670], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489485
Smith, P.A. [172], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489491
Gossweiler, Johannes [10886], Angola Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K001091836
Richards, H.M. [14670], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489492
Lugard, E.J. [144], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489489
Son, F. van [28887], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489488
Erens, J. [364], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489487
Lugard, E.J. [189], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489490
Biegel, H. [4076], Botswana Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha K000489486

First published in Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 289 (1871)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Bauhinia petersiana subsp. macrantha.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). 61. Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2): 1-218. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0