Catalpa fargesii Bureau
  • Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Catalpa fargesii Bureau. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 19 Nov 2019'

General Information

Trees ca. 25 m tall. Petiole 3-10 cm, glabrous or pubescent; leaf blade ovate or triangular-cordate, 13-20 X 10-13 cm, thick leathery, base truncate or slightly cordate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 4 or 5 on each side of midrib. Inflorescences corymbose-racemose, 7-15-flowered, glabrous or pubescent. Calyx divided nearly to base into 2 parts; lobes ovate-rounded. Corolla campanulate, pale red to pale purple, purple spotted adaxially, ca. 3.2 cm. Stamens included; staminodes inserted at base of corolla tube; anthers divergent, 3-4 mm. Style filiform, ca. 2.5 cm; stigma 2-lobed. Capsule terete, nodding, 55-80 cm; fruiting septum leathery, 2-lobed. Seeds terete, linear, thin membranous, filiform hairy at both ends with hairs 5-6 cm. Fl. Mar-May, fr. Jun-Nov.

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