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Pride of De Kaap, noun phrase

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Named for the De Kaap valley, in the Lowveld; see quotation 1985.
The lowveld bauhinia, Bauhinia galpinii of the Leguminosae, a showy shrub or rambler bearing a profusion of red flowers.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 385Pride of de Kaap, Bauhinia Galpini...A scrambling leguminous bush or climber, bearing a profusion of scarlet flowers, very common in the Kaap valley, Barberton, is known by this name.
1991 H. Hutchings in Weekend Post 16 Mar. (Leisure) 7The Bauhinia galpinii..has made a lovely showing this year. Commonly known as Pride of de Kaap, this species is found growing profusely in the Kaap valley near Barberton. It thrives in most parts of South Africa.
The lowveld bauhinia, Bauhinia galpinii of the Leguminosae, a showy shrub or rambler bearing a profusion of red flowers.

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