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 Changed: 22-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Nebraska, - North Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Massachusetts, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Woody plants of Maryland. 1972 (WPl Mary)
  • Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. 1993-1997 (Atlas Tenn)
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:234.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. 1940 (F Indiana)
  • Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa The vascular plants of Iowa. 1994 (L Iowa)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Foster, S. & J. A. Duke A field guide to medicinal plants: Eastern/Central North America, 2nd ed. 2000 (EastC Med Pl)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jones, R. L. Plant life of Kentucky: an illustrated guide to the vascular flora. 2005 (F Kentucky)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
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  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
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  • 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). (Pl Names)
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  • Yatskievych, G. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition. 1999- (F Missouri ed2)

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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image