Purpurea/ Kaniyar

Botanical Name: Bauhinia purpurea
English Name: Purpurea
Local Name: Kaniyar

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Unique identification feature
  •   Bauhinia purpurea is a flowering plant, native to South China and Southeast Asia. Common names include Orchid tree, Puple Bauhinia, Camel's foot, Butterfly tree and Hawaiin Orchid Tree.
Unique identification feature
  •    Leaffall -  January  to MarchFlowering  - September to FebruaryFruiting  - January to April
Planting and Care
  •   The seeds are used as a substitute for coffee, The roots are used for flavouring milk, A decoction of the fruit is given as a treatment against intestinal worms

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