Butterfly Pea Tree
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Butterfly Pea Tree
ntroduced Photo: Aarti Khale
Common name: Butterfly Pea Tree
Botanical name: Clitoria arborea    Family: Fabaceae (Pea family)

Butterfly Pea Tree is a tree more than 10 m tall. It is closely related to the creeper Butterfly Pea. Leaves are pinnately compound with large, elliptic leaflets. Flowers are large, pink, shaped like Butterfly Pea flowers. Butterfly Pea Tree is native to Brazil, Bolivia and Peru.

Identification credit: Ranjini Kamath Photographed in Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore.

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