1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Bauhinia Plum. ex L.
      1. Bauhinia divaricata L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Central America, Caribbean.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Bois Calecon, Bull Hoof, Collegue Matourin, Huella De Chivo, Mocco John, Moco John, Pata De Cabra, Pata De Chivo, Pata De Vaca, Petit Calecon, Pie De Cabra, Pie De Chivo

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Belize, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

    Bauhinia divaricata L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2005 Wallnöfer, B. [9624], Guatemala K000654294
    Jan 1, 2005 Wallnöfer, B. [6018], Guatemala K000654274
    Jan 1, 2005 Wallnöfer, B. [5951], Guatemala K000654273
    Jan 1, 2000 Elorsa C., M. [2601], Mexico K000654209
    Jan 1, 1998 Tenorio L., P. [19715], Mexico K000654205
    Jul 10, 1997 Rodríguez, A. [1979], Costa Rica K000654295
    Jan 1, 1997 Téllez V., O. [6513], Mexico K000654204
    Jan 1, 1996 Sousa S., M. [13392], Mexico K000654248
    Jan 1, 1994 Balam, F. [365], Mexico K000654260
    Jan 1, 1993 Chan, C. [4423], Mexico K000654269
    Jan 1, 1993 Salinas T., A. [7417], Mexico K000654212
    Sep 20, 1990 Balam, F. [588], Mexico K000654210
    Jan 1, 1990 Simá, P. [872], Mexico K000654262
    Jan 1, 1990 Balam, F. [348], Mexico K000654261
    Jan 1, 1988 Hughes, C.E. [515], Mexico K000654238
    Jan 1, 1988 Reyes García, A. [273], Mexico K000654213
    Jan 1, 1988 Reyes García, A. [335], Mexico K000654246
    Apr 26, 1987 Ucan, E. [5104], Mexico K000654211
    Jan 1, 1986 Martínez S., E.M. [13688], Mexico K000654237
    Jan 1, 1986 Soto Núñez, J.C. [11693], Mexico K000654239
    Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12085], Mexico K000119534
    Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12537], Mexico K000119535
    Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12559], Mexico K000119536
    Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [12559], Mexico K000119537
    Jan 1, 1984 Hinton, G.B. [16113], Mexico K000119538
    Jan 1, 1984 Linden, J. [1319], Mexico K000654219
    Jan 1, 1984 Schipp, W.A. [221], Belize K000654278
    Jan 1, 1984 Matuda, E. [2014], Mexico K000654252
    Jan 1, 1984 Matuda, E. [1475], Mexico K000654253
    Jan 1, 1984 Matuda, E. [3397], Mexico K000654255
    Jan 1, 1984 Kerber, E. [137], Mexico K000654284
    Jan 1, 1984 Lundell, C.L. [640], Belize K000654281
    Jan 1, 1984 Pringle, C.G. [3104], Mexico K000654258
    Jan 1, 1984 Rovirosa, J.N. [734], Mexico K000654290
    Jan 1, 1984 Andrieux, G. [412], Mexico K000654286
    Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [307], Mexico K000654222
    Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [1625], Mexico K000654254
    Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [s.n.], Mexico K000654257
    Jan 1, 1984 Gaumer, G.F. [80], Mexico K000654288
    Jan 1, 1984 Gentle, P.H. [2382], Belize K000654279
    Jan 1, 1984 Bernoulli, G. [1187], Guatemala K000654221
    Jan 1, 1984 Jurgensen, C. [610], Mexico K000654280
    Jan 1, 1984 Berlandier [2187], Mexico K000654216
    Jan 1, 1984 Jurgensen [459], Mexico K000654220
    Jan 1, 1984 Langlassé, E. [s.n.], Mexico K000654501
    Jan 1, 1984 Sinclair, A. [s.n.], Mexico K000654223
    Jan 1, 1984 Liebmann, F.M. [101], Mexico K000654285
    Jan 1, 1984 Novelo, A. [315], Mexico K000654243
    Jan 1, 1984 Johnson, E.P. [39], Mexico K000654291
    Jan 1, 1984 Thieme, C. [5183], Honduras K000654217
    Jan 1, 1984 Valdez, P. [11], Mexico K000654287
    Jan 1, 1984 Martínez S., E.M. [20078], Mexico K000654247
    Jan 1, 1984 Seler, C. [1694], Mexico K000654256
    Jan 1, 1984 Francis, E.K. [1], Belize K000654289
    Jan 1, 1984 Barclay, G.W. [s.n.], Mexico K000654224
    Jan 1, 1984 Yuncker, T.G. [8801], Honduras K000654277
    Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11624], Mexico K000654232
    Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11449], Mexico K000654242
    Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11311], Mexico K000654233
    Jan 1, 1984 Sousa S., M. [11656], Mexico K000654241
    Jan 1, 1984 Palmer, E. [227], Mexico K000654227
    Jan 1, 1984 Palmer, E. [1284], Mexico K000654292
    Jan 1, 1984 Palmer, E. [4], Mexico K000654228
    Jan 1, 1984 Mexia, Y. [9228], Mexico K000654240
    Jan 1, 1984 Linden, J.J. [1324], Mexico K000654282
    Jan 1, 1984 Dorantes, B. [2883], Mexico K000654230
    Jan 1, 1984 Dorantes, B. [2550], Mexico K000654251
    Jan 1, 1984 Soto Núñez. J.C. [1644], Mexico K000654218
    Jan 1, 1984 Hahn, L. (?) [s.n.] K000654226
    Jan 1, 1984 Peck. M.E. [646], Belize K000654229
    Jan 1, 1981 Fryxell, P.A. [3491], Mexico K000654236
    Lewis, G.P. [1757], Guatemala 55230.000
    Lewis, G.P. [1757], Guatemala K000654276
    Rico, L. [1171], Mexico K000654249
    Owens, S.J., USA 54087.000
    Chan, C. [7005], Mexico K000654267
    Chan, C. [6941], Mexico K000654268
    Hughes, C.E. [840], Mexico K000654244
    Hughes, C.E. [914], Mexico K000654245
    MACQUEEN, D.J. [341], Mexico K000654206
    MACQUEEN, D.J. [160], Mexico K000654208
    MACQUEEN, D.J. [382], Guatemala K000654275
    Nee, M. [28936], Mexico K000654250
    Torres C., R. [5], Mexico K000654231
    Tenorio L., P. [2931], Mexico K000654235
    Campbell, E.J.F. [78], Belize K000654283
    Nelson, C. [7642], Honduras K000654293
    Sousa S., M. [11812], Mexico K000654215
    Palmer, E. [363], Mexico K000654225
    Rivera, R. [34], Mexico K000654264
    Gallardo, C. [161], Mexico K000654270
    Gallardo, C. [741], Mexico K000654271
    Balam, F. [265], Mexico K000654259
    Chan, D. [7100], Mexico K000654266
    Estrada, E. [E-53], Mexico K000654263
    Méndez, M. [514], Mexico K000654265
    Delgado Salinas, A. [866], Mexico K000654214
    Nash, R. [s.n.], Belize K000654272
    Mayfield, M.H. [2049], Mexico K000654207
    Shapiro, G. [356], Mexico K000654234
    Seler [1689], Mexico Bauhinia amblyophylla K000264636
    Hinton, G.B. [12289], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000119539
    Hinton, G.B. [10959], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000119540
    Purpus, C.A. [13041], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654367
    Bourgeau, E. [2119], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654370
    Langlassé, E. [405], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654373
    Sinclair, A. [s.n.], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654371
    Coulter, T. [s.n.], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654372
    Liebmann, F.M. [108], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654369
    Liebmann, F.M. [112], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654368
    Gonzalez Ortega, J. [617b], Mexico Bauhinia latifolia K000654089
    Fryxell, P.A. [3670], Mexico Bauhinia mexicana K000654384
    Ekman, E.L. [10535], Haiti Bauhinia divaricata var. angustiloba K000264647 Unknown type material
    Seler [1687], Mexico Bauhinia oaxacana K000264624 Unknown type material

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 374 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • Torres-Colín, R., Duno de Stefano, R. & Lorena Can, L. (2009). El género Bauhinia (Fabaceae, Caesalpinioideae, Cercideae) en la península de Yucatán (México, Belice y Guatemala) Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 80: 293-301.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.

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    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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