Meaning of Indian bean tree in English:

Indian bean tree

noun

  • 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.’