Definition of Indian bean tree in English:

Indian bean tree


  • A North American catalpa which is widely planted in urban parks in Europe.

    Catalpa bignonioides, family Bignoniaceae

    • ‘A lovely mature Indian bean tree dominates the entrance and has started flowering in the last few years.’
    • ‘The Indian bean tree, Catulph bungai, has beautiful catkin-like pods and the sweet chestnut, Castanea savita, has fat spiky burrs.’