Bauhinia hildebrandtii is a deciduous shrub or tree growing up to 10 metres tall. The bole is up to 30cm in diameter, it is usually short and poorly shaped[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its timber.
Africa - northern and northwestern Madagascar.
More humid, deciduous woodland[
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We have no specific information on the properties of this wood, but the wood of Bauhinia spp. from Madagascar is generally medium-weight, moderately hard and not durable. It is easy to dry, with moderate shrinkage rates; easy to work; and fairly stable in service. The bole and branches are used as posts and poles in house construction, and for fences[
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