Bauhinia variegata L.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Local name : Kanchan-phul (As.)
Medium sized tree; leaves cordate, coriaceous, cleft about one third to half way into two obtuse or rounded lobes; flowers white or purple; pods flat, glabrous, prominently veined when dry.
Distribution : Throughout the state, often planted.
Uses : Roots used in spermatorrhoea; leaves used in abscess.
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