Bauhinia phoenicea – Scarlet Bauhinia

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Kawthankar, N. 2023. Bauhinia phoenicea B.Heyne ex Wight & Arn. – Scarlet Bauhinia. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL:, accessed 2023/09/29.