Bauhinia variegata


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Noun1.Bauhinia variegata - small East Indian tree having orchid-like flowers and hard dark wood
Bauhinia, genus Bauhinia - mountain ebony, orchid tree
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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According to the details, from Dharampura to Mughalpura, 1000 saplings of Jambolan had been planted, 300 plants of Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar) planted from Lalpul to Harbanspura, 2000 saplings of Palkan from Harbanspura to Jallo, 800 plants of Nishter from Harbanspura to Kheerapul-BRB.
He said that from Dharampura to Mughalpura, 1,000 saplings of Jambolan had been planted, 300 plants of Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar) planted from Lalpul to Harbanspura, 2,000 saplings of Palkan from Harbanspura to Jallo, 800 plants of Nishter from Harbanspura to Kheerapul-BRB.
On the domestic side, Bauhinia Variegata Ink & Chemicals, a subsidiary of Yip's Chemical, is China's largest ink producer and the 14th largest global ink manufacturer in the world, with sales of $180 million in 2017, according to Ink World's Top International Ink Companies report (July/August 2018).
Ten wood species; Azadirachta indica (Neem), Pinus roxberghii (Chir), Populus euramericana (Popular), Dalbergia sissoo (Sheesham), Albizia lebbeck (Shreen), Butea monosperma (Dhaak), Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar), Syzygium cumini (Jamin), Magnifera indica (Mango) and Jacaranda mimosifolia (Gul-e-neelum) were purchased from the commercial timber market for experimental use .
Some of important species Ulmus wallichiana, Melia azedarach, Celtis eriocarpa, Bauhinia variegata, Grewia eriocarpa, Populus alba, Acer caesium, Sapindus mukorossi, Albizia odoratissima, Debregeasia salicifolia, Hypericum oblongifolium, Zanthoxylum armatum, Astragalus psilocentros, Cydonia oblonga, Cotoneaster microphyllus, C.roseus, Buddleja asiatica, Calotropis procera and Vitex negundo are very important from conservation point of view.
ex Kunth, Bauhinia variegata L., Tabebuia roseo-alba (Ridl.) Sandwith (Flechtmann, 1973; Feres, 2000; Feres et al., 2002; Feres et al., 2003; Daud et al., 2007; Feres et al., 2009; Romero et al., 2011).
Most of the species were used for treating a limited number of gastrointestinal diseases, whereas Aconitum heterophyllum, Aegle marmelos, Azadiracta indica, Bauhinia variegata, and Ziziphus mauritiana were used for treating over 5 types of gastrointestinal diseases.
Already, the antioxidant and hepatoprotective activity was previously demonstrated for Bauhinia forficata Link, Bauhinia racemosa Lam, and Bauhinia variegata [7-9].
: THE KACHNAR plant is botanically termed as Bauhinia Variegata. It is also known as orchid tree, camel's foot tree, and mountain ebony.