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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Conservation
Insufficiently known
Ecology
Africa: Tongaland-Pondoland regional transition zone; bushland and thicket
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces

Bauhinia natalensis Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wood [s.n.] K000417675
unknown [1759], South Africa K000417676
McKen, M.J. [2], South Africa K000417677

First published in Bot. Mag. 100: t. 6086 (1874)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Germishuizen, G. & Glen, H. F. (1988). Fl. Pl. Africa 50:t. 1980. Bauhinia natalensis
  • Ross, J. H. (1982). Caesalpinoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa 16, pt. 1. Ross. J. H.
  • White, F. (1983). The Vegetation of Africa

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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