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Bauhinia galpinii (punctata) - Red Orchid Bush/Tree

Bauhinia galpinii (punctata) - Red Orchid Bush/Tree (Bauhinia galpinii (punctata) - Red Orchid Bush/Tree)

All the Red Orchids shrubs/trees are in bloom. Photo taken in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. on Aug. 23, 2011.

Comments on this photo're probably walking around looking at the plants and trees instead of the side walk. I know I would!

26 Aug, 2011


Well, many people most likely take this common shrub, tree for granted. However, many tourist seem to enjoy many plant/shrubs/trees here don't grow in many areas of the U.S.

This shrub/tree is native to Transvaal, in northern South Africa. It's a pretty tropical shrub/tree, however, I think it would grow very well where you live.

If you're nice for Christmas, maybe Santa Claus may send some seeds to Greece. LOL! :>)

26 Aug, 2011


Ohhhh I'm always nice Santa. ;o)))

27 Aug, 2011


I'm on Skype with my friend who lives in New Jersey....she is getting everything ready. Hurricane Irene is due to hit where she lives this afternoon....Scary.

27 Aug, 2011


You never know...Santa may send someone some seeds. :>)

27 Aug, 2011


Yes, most of the east coast is getting hit by Hurricane Irene today.

27 Aug, 2011


A great looking plant,nice flowers and foliage.

28 Aug, 2011



It's one of the nicer smaller trees or shrub Bauhinia species.

28 Aug, 2011


Will Santa send be some seeds if I am nice Delonix ;) ?

28 Aug, 2011



You never know. :>)

28 Aug, 2011


We have it here!!!
Bauhinia variegata L.
the flowers are rose instead of red

24 Sep, 2011



Bauhinia variegata, purpurea, forficata, variegata var 'Candida' and, x 'Blakeana' are very widely planted as street trees here.

24 Sep, 2011


They are very pretty trees, covered with those flowers :)

24 Sep, 2011


That's why they're such a popular street and landscape tree here in San Diego and many other cities in California.

25 Sep, 2011

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