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Bauhinia purpurea
(Fabaceae)

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Species description or overview

Bauhinia purpurea information from PIER
Information on Bauhinia purpurea as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Bauhinia purpurea
Nomenclatural information about Bauhinia purpurea is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Bauhinia purpurea information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Bauhinia purpurea, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Bauhinia purpurea
Nomenclatural information about Bauhinia purpurea is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Bauhinia purpurea (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Bauhinia purpurea as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Bauhinia purpurea weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Bauhinia purpurea for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.

Weed risk assessment for Bauhinia purpurea for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Bauhinia purpurea for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Images

Bauhinia purpurea images from PIER
Images of Bauhinia purpurea provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Books

A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants
Perry, Frances and Roy Hay. 1982. A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants. Ward Lock Limited, Great Britain. 136 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-442-26859-9.


Full-text articles

Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida
Langeland, K.A. and R.L. Stocker. (1997-)2001. Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida. SP 242, one of a series of the Department of Agronomy, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First printed: 1997. Revised: April, 2001.


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