Definition of Liriodendron. Meaning of Liriodendron. Synonyms of Liriodendron
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Definition of Liriodendron
(l[i^]r`[i^]*[-o]*d[e^]n"dr[o^]n), n.; pl. Liriodendra
(-dr[.a]). [NL., fr. Gr. lei`rion lily + de`ndron tree.]
A genus of large and very beautiful trees of North America,
having smooth, shining leaves, and handsome, tuliplike
flowers; tulip tree; whitewood; -- called also canoewood.
Liriodendron tulipifera is the only extant species, but
there were several others in the Cretaceous epoch. LiriodendronWhitewood White"wood`, n.
The soft and easily-worked wood of the tulip tree
(Liriodendron). It is much used in cabinetwork, carriage
Note: Several other kinds of light-colored wood are called
whitewood in various countries, as the wood of
Bignonia leucoxylon in the West Indies, of
Pittosporum bicolor in Tasmania, etc.
Whitewood bark. See the Note under Canella.
Meaning of Liriodendron from wikipedia
/ˌlaɪriəˈdɛndrən, ˌlɪr-, -ioʊ-/ is a genus
of two species
of characteristically large deciduous trees
in the magnolia family
tulipifera—known as the tulip
tree, American tulip
tree, tulipwood, tuliptree, tulip
poplar, whitewood, fiddletree, and yellow-poplar—is the...
- Liriodendron chinense
as the Chinese tulip
poplar, Chinese tulip
tree or Chinese
whitewood) is Asia's native species
in the genus
- tremuloides, American aspen Liriodendron
, the genus
of tulip poplars Yellow poplar
or tulip poplar
- North American tulipwood
- best-known genus, and Liriodendroidae, a monogeneric
subfamily, of which Liriodendron
(tulip trees) is the only genus. Unlike
most angiosperms, whose
as by Portuguese missionary
João de Loureiro
figo, it was recl****ified as Michelia
figo by German botanist
tree, Elaeocarpus obovatus
A large North American flowering
tree Liriodendron tulipifera
A tree of Caribbean
islands, Tabebuia heterophylla
- A tulip
tree is a member
of the genus Liriodendron
tree may also refer
to: Markhamia lutea
or Nile tulip
tree, in family...
bay magnolia, Magnolia virginiana Tulip poplar
tree, Liriodendron tulipifera
Willow, Salix species Adults
are seen from spring
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