Catalpa Scop.
  • Intr. Hist. Nat. 170. 1777.

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General Information

Trees deciduous. Leaves simple, purple glandular punctate at vein axils abaxially. Inflorescences paniculate, corymbose, or racemose, terminal. Calyx bilabiate or irregularly divided, globose in buds. Corolla campanulate, bilabiate, upper lip 2-lobed, lower lip 3-lobed. Fertile stamens 2, included, inserted at base of corolla tube; staminodes 3. Disc conspicuous. Ovary 2-locular; ovules several. Capsule dehiscing loculicidally, long terete; valves thin; septum slender, terete. Seeds in several rows, rounded, thin membranous, with hair tufts at both ends.

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    "Cal splitting irregularly or more commonly into 2 unequal lobes; cor large, evidently bilabiate, with an oblique, campanulate tube and 5 spreading lobes erose or crisped on the margin; stamens commonly 2, about as long as the cor-tube, accompanied by 3 minute staminodia, or occasionally 4 with 1 staminodium; fr elongate, cylindric, bilocular, loculicidal; seeds flat, narrowly oblong, the 2 wings terminating in hairs; trees with opposite or whorled, simple, cordate-ovate to rotund, entire or shallowly lobed lvs and terminal panicles of large, white or yellowish fls ± spotted or mottled with yellow and purple. 10+, e. N. Amer. and e. Asia."

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