7727.000 Catalpa Scop.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Deciduous trees. Leaves simple, glandular-punctate at vein axils abaxially. Inflorescence terminal, paniculate, corymbose or racemose. Flowers bell-shaped, calyx bilabiate, or irregularly divided, globose in bud. Corolla campanulate, bilabiate, upper lip bilobed, lower lip trilobed. Fruit capsules long, loculicidally dehiscent, terete, pendent. Seeds many in several rows, rounded, thinly membranous, with hair tufts at both ends.

Worldwide: 13 species in North America and East Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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bignonioides Walter

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Catalpa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Catalpa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Catalpa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Catalpa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Catalpa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Catalpa
JSTOR Plant Science: Catalpa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Catalpa
Plants of the World Online: Catalpa
Tropicos: Catalpa
Wikipedia: Catalpa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Catalpa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2209, retrieved 22 June 2024

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