Another one for ID Bauhinia..

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arvind kadus

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Aug 21, 2010, 11:04:32 AM8/21/10
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Dear All,
Here is another totally white Bauhinia in Bharati Vidyapeeth's Campus, Dhankawdi, Pune.Pictures are taken just 3 hrs back. 3-4 flowers are seen on the plant. Plant is about 5-6 mtrs highted. There are limitations to take close ups with my camera. I tried best. We can see only two fertile stamens in this picture.
Thanks,
Dr. Kadus Arvind.Pune.

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Bauhinia sp.5.JPG

tanay bose

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Aug 21, 2010, 1:42:26 PM8/21/10
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Is it Bauhinia bowkeri?
Tanay

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Tabish

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Aug 21, 2010, 3:05:30 PM8/21/10
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Although the pictures are not too clear, it should be Bauhinia
purpurea. It varies from a deep purple to a complete white. Narrow
petals and deeply ribbed buds are indicators.
http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Purple%20Orchid%20Tree.html
- Tabish
>  Bauhinia sp.2.JPG
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>  Bauhinia sp.4.JPG
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>  Bauhinia sp.5.JPG
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Kenneth Greby

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Aug 21, 2010, 11:11:16 PM8/21/10
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Tanay--

I don't believe this to be B. bowkeri, a shrubby South African species with flowers that are rather larger than the smaller leaves. See attached. http://www.arkive.org/bauhinia/bauhinia-bowkeri/image-G69589.html

Regards--
Ken.


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Kenneth Greby

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Aug 21, 2010, 11:17:30 PM8/21/10
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Tabish--

 This was my first thought as well, though I have yet to see a pure-white specimen in person.

Regards--
Ken.



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tanay bose

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Aug 21, 2010, 11:30:45 PM8/21/10
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I stand corrected Ken
Tanay

Tabish

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Aug 22, 2010, 4:39:38 AM8/22/10
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Ken,
This is the white Bauhinia purpurea which I photographed in Delhi,
with just a faint purple streak on one petal.
- Tabish

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Kenneth Greby <fst...@yahoo.com> wrote:

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Dinesh Valke

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Aug 22, 2010, 6:08:18 AM8/22/10
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... very similar to that of Tabish's flower, here are flowers from a garden near my home at Thane.
Regards.




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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 22, 2010, 6:10:17 AM8/22/10
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Good collection of white Bauhinia flowers


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Dr. Arvind Kadus

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Aug 23, 2010, 11:15:02 AM8/23/10
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Your photoes are seems to be B. purpurea, But real flowers I have seen
or captured are absolutely white, not ant tinge of pink or purple. One
thing I have observed is that there are only two fertile stamens
present in photo. Another thing is that this plant is not a shrub and
it is a medium sized tree. I should have to collect some specimen
flowers to clear all the things. Let me give some time. Thanks to
all.

On Aug 22, 3:10 pm, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good collection of white Bauhinia flowers
>
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> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> Retired  Associate Professor
> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
>
> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 3:38 PM, Dinesh Valke <dinesh.va...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>
>
> > ... very similar to that of Tabish's flower, here are flowers from a garden
> > near my home at Thane.
> > Regards.
>
> > On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Tabish <tabi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> Ken,
> >>   This is the white Bauhinia purpurea which I photographed in Delhi,
> >> with just a faint purple streak on one petal.
> >>   - Tabish
>
> >> On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Kenneth Greby <fstf...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >> > Tabish--
>
> >> >  This was my first thought as well, though I have yet to see a
> >> pure-white
> >> > specimen in person.
>
> >> > Regards--
> >> > Ken.
>
> >> > ________________________________
> >> > From: Tabish <tabi...@gmail.com>
> >> Department of Physics                 Email: tabish...@jmi.ac.in
> >> Jamia Millia Islamia               Webpage:http://tabish.freeshell.org
> >> New Delhi - 110025.
> >>http://www.jamia-physics.net
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