I too stand for B. malabarica.
Please taste the leaf and see whether it is sour in taste, though some
other Bauhinia leaves also taste sour, leaves of B. malabarica has a
"high degree" of sour taste compare to all other species. The
malayalam name for this species is Aarampuli (puli in Malayalam/Tamil
Further, to confirm we need to have flowers!
Please check the same @
On Jul 16, 12:43 pm, "J.M. Garg" <jmga...@gmail.com
> Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
> Some earlier relevant feedback:
> “This *may be Bauhinia purpurea *
> Dr. Satish Kumar Chile”
> “The seeds seem to be ovoid and not flat. If the leaves are 7-9 nerved
> this *could be B. malabarica* and if they are 15-17 nerved this could be
> B. foveolata. *Are the pods purplish red? Is the plant in a wild
> habitat? I can barely see that leaves are 7-9 nerved. Pls provide this
> information for ID*” from Shrikant ji.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: prasanna gogate <gogat...@gmail.com
> Date: 5 April 2011 16:39
> Subject: [efloraofindia:66415] please id the plant of bauhinia
> To: efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com
>, Avinash <
> dear all
> it species of Bauhinia
> collected from dapoli/ratnagiri/maharashtra
> leaf-----107mm X 70mm
> seeds are chocolaty.floss is covered with soft cover. please help in ID
> With regards,
> J.M.Garg (jmga...@gmail.com
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