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Bauhinia aculeata
White orchid tree

Bauhinia aculeata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: The West Indies (Lesser Antilles), Central America and South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Bauhinia aculeata has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Naturalized
Greynolds Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Bauhinia aculeata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Bauhinia aculeata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Bauhinia aculeata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Bauhinia aculeata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley