genus Catalpa

noun
a dicotyledonous genus of plants belonging to the family Bignoniaceae; has large flowers (white or mottled) and long terete pods
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bignoniaceae, ↑family Bignoniaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑catalpa, ↑Indian bean

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  • Catalpa ovata — Flowers Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • catalpa — ☆ catalpa [kə tal′pə ] n. [ModL < Creek katálpa ? < ka , combining form of iká, head + tálpa, wing: ? so called from the shape of the flowers] any of a genus (Catalpa) of hardy American and Asiatic trees of the bignonia family, with large,… …   English World dictionary

  • Catalpa — For the historical incident involving a ship of this name, see Catalpa rescue. For the album by Jolie Holland, see Catalpa (album). Taxobox name = Catalpa image width = 240px image caption = Catalpa speciosa flowers, leaf and bark regnum =… …   Wikipedia

  • catalpa — /keuh tal peuh/, n. any of several trees constituting the genus Catalpa, of the bignonia family, esp. C. speciosa, of the central U.S., or C. bignonioides, of the southern U.S., having opposite, sometimes whorled leaves, clusters of white flowers …   Universalium

  • Catalpa speciosa — Northern catalpa Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • catalpa — noun Any tree of the genus Catalpa, the family Bignoniaceae. The two North American species, the southern catalpa, Catalpa bignonioides, and the northern catalpa, Catalpa speciosa mdash; along with the yellow catalpa, Catalpa ovata, from China… …   Wiktionary

  • Catalpa brevipes — Taxobox status = VU | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Scrophulariales familia = Bignoniaceae genus = Catalpa species = C. brevipes binomial = Catalpa brevipes binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Catalpa speciosa — ID 16184 Symbol Key CASP8 Common Name northern catalpa Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Catalpa bignonioides — ID 16178 Symbol Key CABI8 Common Name southern catalpa Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Catalpa — ID 16177 Symbol Key CATAL Common Name catalpa Family Bignoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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