Bauhinia finslaysoniana leptopus

Bauhinia finlaysoniana (Grah. ex Benth.) Baker var. leptopus (Perkins) K. & S.S. Larsen

Morphological description
In this variety the shape of the leaves is close to var. finlaysoniana . The indumentum is brown to reddish-brown. Inflorescence corymbose; pedicels rather slender, 25-65 mm long. Hypanthium narrow, ± striate, often parallel-sided, 7-10 mm long. Flowers yellowish to orange-red. Petals suborbicular to obovate.

Malesia: from Sumatra and Borneo to the Moluccas and the Philippines.

In forest from the lowlands up to 350 m altitude.

Vernacular name
Gumium (Halmahera).