Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Bauhinia richardiana DC.

Frost-tender shrub with heart-shaped leaves and white flowers.  [Don].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.134/1850].


Published Dec 04, 2009 - 10:49 AM | Last updated Jul 18, 2010 - 04:48 PM

Family Fabaceae
Region of origin

Tropical Africa, Guiana

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Bauhinia Richardiana 

Confidence level medium