HyperDic: bauhinia

English > 1 sense of the word Bauhinia:
NOUNplantBauhinia, genus Bauhiniamountain ebony, orchid tree
English > Bauhinia: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningmountain ebony, orchid tree.
Synonymgenus Bauhinia
Member ofCaesalpinioideae, subfamily CaesalpinioideaeAlternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
Membersbutterfly flower, Bauhinia monandrashrub or small tree of Dutch Guiana having clusters of pink flowers streaked with purple
mountain ebony, orchid tree, Bauhinia variegatasmall East Indian tree having orchid-like flowers and hard dark wood
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishbauhinia, género bauhínia, genus bauhinia
Catalanbauhinia, Bauhinia, genus bauhinia

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