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 for Catalpa speciosa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Catalpa \Ca*tal"pa\, n. [From the language of the Indians of
     Carolina, where Catesby discovered this tree in the year
     1726.] (Bot.)
     A genus of American and East Indian trees, of which the best
     known species are the Catalpa bignonioides, a large,
     ornamental North American tree, with spotted white flowers
     and long cylindrical pods, and the Catalpa speciosa, of the
     Mississipi valley; -- called also Indian bean.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Catalpa speciosa
      n 1: catalpa tree of central United States

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