Origin of bauhinia
Examples from the Web for bauhinia
On coming back they distribute to each other leaves of the shami tree (Bauhinia racemosa) as a substitute for gold.
The principal timber being bauhinia, suggested the name of "Bauhinia Plains."The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine|Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
At 11 came south-east and by east over rich level land, grassed with herbage and wooded with box and bauhinia.Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria|William Landsborough
The mopane-tree ('bauhinia') is remarkable for the little shade its leaves afford.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
The trees are of a small size, principally box and bauhinia.Journals of Australian Explorations|A C and F T Gregory