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Yellow Indian Kachnar flower in full bloom!!!

Bauhinia variegata is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to southeastern Asia, from southern China west to Pakistan and India. Common names include Orchid tree, Camel's Foot Tree and Mountain-ebony. It is called Kachnar(Hindi), (Punjabi), (Urdu) or Kanchan(Bengali) in India.

Var. candida in Hyderabad, India.

It is a small to medium-sized tree growing to 10--12 m tall, deciduous in the dry season. The leaves are 10--20 cm long and broad, rounded, and bilobed at the base and apex. The flowers are conspicuous, bright pink or white, 8--12 cm diameter, with five petals. The fruit is a pod 15--30 cm long, containing several seeds.

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