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Yellow Catalpa Catalpa ovata (Bignoniaceae) HEIGHT to 12m<br />
Very similar to Indian Bean Tree, best distinguished by comparing leaves. BARK Grey-brown and scaly. BRANCHES Spreading. LEAVES Dark-green and pentagonal with a short point on each corner; large, to 25cm in each direction, with a heart-shaped base. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Off-white flowers, to 2.5cm across, are tinged yellow and are red-spotted inside; in spikes about 25cm long. The pod is about 25cm long. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION A native of China, introduced to our region for ornament and rarely seen outside parks and gardens.
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Yellow Catalpa Catalpa ovata (Bignoniaceae) HEIGHT to 12m
Very similar to Indian Bean Tree, best distinguished by comparing leaves. BARK Grey-brown and scaly. BRANCHES Spreading. LEAVES Dark-green and pentagonal with a short point on each corner; large, to 25cm in each direction, with a heart-shaped base. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Off-white flowers, to 2.5cm across, are tinged yellow and are red-spotted inside; in spikes about 25cm long. The pod is about 25cm long. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION A native of China, introduced to our region for ornament and rarely seen outside parks and gardens.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: ANDREW CLEAVE/NPL
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