Casco de vaca
Scientific name: Bauhinia forficata
Postage (m): 2,30DAP (cm): 5,0
Country of Origin: BRAZIL
Region: Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais to Rio Grande do Sul
Family: Leguminosae - Caesalpinoideae
Possession of up to 8 meters.
Tortuous and thorny stem.
Species deciduous or semi-deciduous, blooms in spring and summer, its flowers are white and ornamental.
Can be successfully employed in urban forestry and landscaping due to its size and its white flowers contrast with the deep green of its foliage.
Its leaves are medicinal, widely used for treating diabetes.