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Catalpa bignonioides Walt., Fl. Carol. 64. 1788. L.H.Bailey, l.c.; Parker, l.c. 380; R.R.Stewart, l.c. 668.

Similar to the above species but differing in the subacuminate leaves, many-flowered panicles and the glabrous calyx.

Type: Described from South U.S.A.

Distribution: A native of the Southern U.S.A. Cultivated elsewhere.

Reportedly cultivated in Lahore (Parker, l.c.). The bark is anthelmintic and the capsule and the seeds have sedative and antispasmodic properties.


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