Bauhinia lingua riedelii

Bauhinia lingua DC. var. riedelii (Baker) K. & S.S. Larsen

Morphological description
All young parts and inflorescences woolly.

Inflorescences c. 5 cm long (rarely longer).

Flowers: Hypanthium c. 2 cm long. Petals densely hairy outside. Stamens 15-20 mm; staminodes 2-3. Style pubescent, glabrous towards the capitate stigma. The few open flowers in the type specimen have petals finally with recurved margin, as also mentioned by de Wit (1956: 463).

Pods unknown.

Malesia: Celebes and Halmahera.

Various habitats at low altitudes.