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Common name

English: Southern Catalpa

German: Gewöhnlicher Trompetenbaum

Portuguese: Árvore-das-trombetas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Scrophulariales (95)

        Family: Bignoniacea (19)(family description)

          Genus: Catalpa (2)

            Epithet: bignonioides Walt. (1)

Synonyms: Bignonia catalpa L., Bignonia spectabilis Salisb., Bignonia triloba T.Freeman & Custis, Catalpa arborea Baill., Catalpa bignonioides Bureau, Catalpa catalpa H.Karst. (L.), Catalpa communis Dum.Cours., Catalpa cordifolia Moench, Catalpa syringaefolia Sims, Catalpa syringifolia Sims, Catalpa ternifolia Cav., Catalpa umbraculifera Ugolini, Catalpium amena Raf.

arborea => like a tree

bignonioides => trumpet-flower, Bignonia, like

communis => common, or growing in society

cordifolia => with heart-shaped leaves

spectabilis => showy, superior, spectaclular

ternifolia => leaves in threes

triloba => with three lobes

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Catalpa bignonioides at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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