1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Catalpa Scop.
      1. Catalpa bignonioides Walter

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Texas to S. Georgia.

    [FTEA]

    Bignoniaceae, Sally Bidgood, Bernard Verdcourt, Kaj Vollesen. Cobaeaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

    Note
    Indian Bean Tree. Native of North America. No material has been seen from East Africa.
    Habit
    Tree to 10 m tall with rounded crown.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, large, ovate.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets 7–30 × 7–30 cm, with subcordate or truncate base.
    Corolla
    Corolla white with yellow and purple markings.
    Fruits
    Fruit narrowly cylindrical, up to 40 cm long, ridged.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Vermont

    Introduced into:

    Czechoslovakia, Germany, Illinois, Kentucky, Korea, Oregon, Tennessee, West Himalaya

    Catalpa bignonioides Walter appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Forrest, G. [18950], Tibet Catalpa tibetica K000779196 syntype

    First published in Fl. Carol.: 64 (1788)

    Accepted by

    • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
    • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Bhellum, B.L. (2012). Flora exotica of Jammu and Kashmir (List- I) Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 36: 33-45.
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Kirkbride, J.H. & Olsen, R.T. (2011). Identity of Catalpa tibetica (Bignoniaceae) Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5: 625-631.
    • 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.
    • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
    • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
    • Bhellum, B.L. (2012). Flora exotica of Jammu and Kashmir (List- I) Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 36: 33-45.
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • E. Afr. ed. 4 , p. 107 (1957)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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