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Remarkable trees : Bauhinia Purpurea - Orchid Trees

Natural wonder in Menton
  • Tree of the Fabaceae family, Bauhinia purpurea is native to southern China and Southeast Asia.

  • The Bauhinia is a deciduous tree with a spectacular bloom of many pink flowers with purple shades. The simple, round, inverted-hearted leaves, split at the apex, grow back during and after flowering. The fruits are flattened bean-shaped pods of brown color, filled with small oval seeds of black color.
  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • All year 2023
    Opened Everyday