Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Shet Kanchan
Tribal Name: Sadakadam (Chakma), Magong-aphal (Garo), Leyei-kaowling (Khumi), O-kaw (Murang).
English Name: Dwarf white bauhinia
A small evergreen to semi-deciduous tree. Leaves slightly cordate, lobes acute or subobtuse, not reaching half way down. Racemes axillary, short peduncled, corymbose. Petals oblong, white. Pods oblong, flat.
Bauhinia acuminita L.
Occur in the forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Moulavi Bazar.
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