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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It was attributed to nitrogen fixation ability which can be utilized by companion crop of long duration like castor while such effect was not observed with Indian bean intercropping because of its long duration nature, as compared to chickpea and green gram and competes more intentionally.
The dangling green pods make identification simple, even from a distance, and give rise to the common name Indian bean tree.
Now we have just over an acre and have planted loads of things, including 360 laurels, three Indian bean trees and three handkerchief 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.
Bees will be attracted to many favourites such as fruit trees - apple, pears, plums and cherries - as well as the horse chestnut, hawthorns, sorbus, Indian bean tree, the Judas tree and the strawberry tree.
Better known as Indian Bean trees, they were, in fact, removed and became known amongst the Lords as the "Has-been" trees.
You can't beat the Golden Indian Bean tree (catalpa bignonioides aurea) if you want all-round interest.
The Indian Bean tree is very unusual - it has big golden leaves and flowers with big white candelabra flowers.
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.
Innovative coffee roasting company, Lincoln & York, is one of the first UK coffee roasters to start producing its own range of espresso pods, offering a traditional espresso, a blend of Central and South American, East African and Indian beans.
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