When the golden leaf bauhinia change to silver
For a few days in early March the Thai endemic liana ‘golden leaf bauhinia’ will shed all its leaves. The new leaves which emerge now wear frosty silver furs, as a change from the metallic red in the late rainy season (September).
Bauhinia aureifolia, Fabaceae. Picture from March 10, 2013.
Text & Photo: Eric Danell, Dokmai Garden