Taxon: Catalpa bignonioides Walter

 
Genus: Catalpa
Subgenus: Catalpa
Family: Bignoniaceae
Tribe: Catalpeae
Nomen number: 9581
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 64. 1788
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 15-Aug-2017 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Aug-2017
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

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: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Arkansas (s.), Florida (n.), Georgia (s.), Louisiana (s.), Mississippi (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (e.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy

    Northern America
    • 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]


References:

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  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Woody plants of Maryland. 1972 (WPl Mary)
  4. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  5. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:234.
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
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  10. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
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Images:

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?9581. Accessed 22 May 2018.