Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Catalpa bignonioides Indian Bean Tree
corruption of 'Catawba', the name of the North American Indian tribe that formerly
ocupied Georgia and the Carolinas
Catalpa bignonioides is a species of Catalpa that is native to the southeastern
United States in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Common names
include southern catalpa, cigartree, and Indian-bean-tree.