Many species in the genus Bauhinia have been actively introduced as ornamentals in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Synonyms: Bauhinia kappleri, Bauhinia krugii, Abrus monandra. Common Names: Pink Bauhinia, Butterfly Flower, Pink Orchid Tree, Butterfly Bauhinia. Bauhinia monandra Kurz Synonyms. Bauhinia persiehii , Southern Science Record ser. Bauhinia, Pink; Butterfly Flower; Pink Bauhinia.

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Factsheet – Bauhinia monandra

Summary of Invasiveness Top of page Many species in the genus Bauhinia have been actively introduced as ornamentals in many tropical and subtropical regions of the world Connor, International Legume Database and Information Monanxra. Fruits are pods slightly inflated, not flat, about x These leaves have hairless i.

The name, molecular weight and structure of the components of the test fraction were ascertained. Collection and identification of plant sample: The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.

Title Seeds Caption Bauhinoa monandra Napoleon’s plume ; seedpods and seeds. Checklist of the vascular plants of Pohnpei with local names and uses. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents Its antidiabetic activity has been linked to the presence of antioxidant compounds [ 11 ]. Bauhinia monandra Napoleon’s plume ; habit, flowering and seeding tree. In the present study, ethyl acetate and n-hexane fractions of the ethanolic leaves extract of Bauhinia monandra plant were tested for their phytoconstituents, antioxidant using DPPH assay and antimicrobial potential against various pathogenic bacteria strains.


University of the West Indies. The GC-MS analysis of these fractions was also carried out. In the Dominican Republic this species is also listed as invasive Kairo et al. The risk of introduction of B.

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Style about 35 mm long. Turbidity or precipitation was taking as indication for presence of alkaloids.

The MS parameters were as follows: Fresh leaves of B. Five 5 ml of aqueous extract was mixed in 2 ml bbauhinia chloroform, and concentrated H 2 S0 4 3 ml was carefully added to form a layer. Preparation of bacteria innoculum: National Tropical Botanical Garden, pp. All the innoculated plates were bored at the center with 6 mm cork borer and each extract was introduced to the hole with the aid of capillary tubes.

Can’t read the image? In the present study, the results of phytochemical screening demonstrated the presence of flavonoids, terpenoids, steroids, alkaloid, cardiac glycoside, saponin, tanins and phenols Table 1.

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Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by monwndra to Generate Report. These phytochemicals, with their molecular weight, molecular formulae, percentage area, mass peak and retention index are depicted in Table 4. The phytochemical analysis conducted on B. Habitat Top of page B.


The genus Bauhinia is listed within the Cercideae clade in the Caesalpinoid subfamily, and includes about species distributed mainly in tropical and temperate regions of the world Stevens, Emergence, detection, and response. Research Article Open Access.

This compound with other notable fatty acids such as hexadecanoic acid and octadecanoic acid constitute The process was repeated three times. CAB International, pp.

Bauhinia monandra

Invasive plant species on Niue following Cyclone Heta. National Plant Data Center. Both the upper and lower surfaces of the leaf blades clothed in simple, erect, pale brown hairs. It also invades dry forests and arid environments on Pacific islands i. They have somewhat heart-shaped i.

Bauhinia monandra – Useful Tropical Plants

Palynological bauhina to the systematics and taxonomy of Bauhinia s. However, it does best in areas that receive about to mm of rainfall annually and that have moist, well-drained soils with pH ranging from 6. Witt and Luke, Physiology and Phenology B. Result of the Antimicrobial Assay: Title Leaves Caption Bauhinia monandra Napoleon’s plume ; leaves and stem.

Bauhinia monandra Napoleon’s plume ; habit. Don’t need the entire report?

Levi SB The challenge of antibiotic resistance.