Indian bean

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Synonyms for Indian bean

tree of the genus Catalpa with large leaves and white flowers followed by long slender pods

perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds

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which is also known as the Indian bean tree, cigar tree, and
The catalpa, also known as Indian bean tree and fish bait tree, should be considered for every country home.
The dangling green pods make identification simple, even from a distance, and give rise to the common name Indian bean tree.
Better known as Indian Bean trees, they were, in fact, removed and became known amongst the Lords as the "Has-been" trees.
Its peaceful 14 acres of gardens are dotted with ornamental trees carrying exotic names such as Indian Bean Tree, Tree of Heaven and Tulip Trees.
Kenneth Davids revealed all the nuances of the Indian bean, complete with a cupping.
The Indian Bean tree is very unusual - it has big golden leaves and flowers with big white candelabra flowers.
You can't beat the Golden Indian Bean tree (catalpa bignonioides aurea) if you want all-round interest.
ask Diarmuid DEAR DIARMUID, I have got an Indian bean tree and for the first time in seven years it has finally flowered.
Like good citizens, they applied for planning permission before taking a saw to an eucalyptus and an Indian bean tree in their garden.
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