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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Utah to Central & E. U.S.A., Caribbean, China.
Catalpa bignonioides

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Bahamas, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Cuba, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Florida, Georgia, Haiti, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manchuria, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Qinghai, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Xinjiang

Introduced into:

Cayman Is., Colorado, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hawaii, Italy, Japan, Korea, Leeward Is., Marianas, Maryland, Ontario, Oregon, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, West Himalaya, Windward Is.

Catalpa Scop. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Intr. Hist. Nat.: 170 (1777)

Accepted by

  • Fischer, E., Theisen, I. & Lohmann, L.G. in Kubitkzki, K. (ed.) (2004). Bignoniaceae The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 7: 9-38. Springer.
  • Gentry, A.H (1992). Bignoniaceae-Part II (Tribe Tecomeae) Flora Neotropica, Monograph 25(II): 1-370.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lohmann, L.G. in Lohmann, L. G. (2006). Personal Communication on Bignoniaceae 1. Review Jan-Feb/2006 Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Biociências, Departamento de Botânica.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0