Also called Jerusalem date. a shrub or small tree, Bauhinia monandra, of French Guiana, having clusters of pink, purple-streaked flowers.
Words nearby butterfly flower
Origin of butterfly flower
First recorded in 1880–85
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Yet this is all fallacious; for the Butterfly-flower is but just created.Omphalos|Philip Henry Gosse