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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Aug-2017 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (8 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1972. Woody plants of Maryland
  4. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  5. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:234.
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  7. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  8. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa
  9. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Catalpa+bignonioides&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  12. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  14. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  15. Jones, R. L. 2005. Plant life of Kentucky: an illustrated guide to the vascular flora.
  16. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  17. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  18. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  19. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  20. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: mentions
  21. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  22. Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458
  23. Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants
  24. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  25. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  26. Olsen, R. T. & J. H. Kirkbride, Jr. 2017. Taxonomic revision of the genus Catalpa (Bignoniaceae). Brittonia [20-24].
  27. Paclt, J. 1952. Synopsis of the genus Catalpa (Bignoniaceae). Candollea 13:257-263.
  28. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  29. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  30. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  31. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  32. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  33. Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas
  34. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  35. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  36. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  37. Turner, B. L. et al. 2003. Atlas of the vascular plants of Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany no. 24
  38. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora. Note: mentions
  39. Weakley, A. S. 2011. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states.
  40. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  41. Yatskievych, G. 1999-. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition

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 Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9581. Accessed 20 July 2019.