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Taxon: Catalpa bignonioides Walter

Genus: Catalpa subgenus: Catalpa
Family: Bignoniaceae tribe: Catalpeae.
Nomen number: 9581
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 64. 1788
Name verified on: 13-Jan-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • catawba   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • cigartree   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • common catalpa   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Indian-bean   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • Indian-bean-tree   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • smoking-bean   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • southern catalpa   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • catalpa commun   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • catalpa de la Caroline   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • gewöhnlicher Trompetenbaum   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • katalpa   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.e.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont [s.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas [e.], Nebraska, North Dakota [Cass Co.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1972. Woody plants of Maryland.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:234.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  • Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jones, R. L. 2005. Plant life of Kentucky: an illustrated guide to the vascular flora.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. [mentions].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458.
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Paclt, J. 1952. Synopsis of the genus Catalpa (Bignoniaceae). Candollea 13:257–263.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Turner, B. L. et al. 2003. Atlas of the vascular plants of Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany no. 24.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora. [mentions].
  • Weakley, A. S. 2011. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states.
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Yatskievych, G. 1999–. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition.
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Check other web resources for Catalpa bignonioides Walter:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Catalpa bignonioides cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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