Definition of Liriodendron. Meaning of Liriodendron. Synonyms of Liriodendron

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Definition of Liriodendron

Liriodendron
Liriodendron Lir`i*o*den"dron (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.] (Bot.) 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.
Liriodendron
Whitewood White"wood`, n. The soft and easily-worked wood of the tulip tree (Liriodendron). It is much used in cabinetwork, carriage building, etc. 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

- Liriodendron /ˌlaɪriəˈdɛndrən, ˌlɪr-, -ioʊ-/ is a genus of two species of characteristically large deciduous trees in the magnolia family (Magnoliaceae)...
- Liriodendron tulipifera—known as the tulip tree, American tulip tree, tulipwood, tuliptree, tulip poplar, whitewood, fiddletree, and yellow-poplar—is the...
- Liriodendron chinense (commonly known as the Chinese tulip poplar, Chinese tulip tree or Chinese whitewood) is Asia's native species in the genus Liriodendron...
- tremuloides, American aspen Liriodendron, the genus of tulip poplars Yellow poplar or tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) Liriodendron chinense, Chinese tulip...
- "burma tulipwood". The cheap, soft and pale wood from the tuliptree Liriodendron tulipifera is known as american tulipwood or poplar and american whitewood...
- best-known genus, and Liriodendroidae, a monogeneric subfamily, of which Liriodendron (tulip trees) is the only genus. Unlike most angiosperms, whose flower...
- Sweet bay magnolia, Magnolia virginiana Tulip poplar or tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera Willow, Salix species Adults are seen from spring to fall...
- rainforest tree, Elaeocarpus obovatus A large North American flowering tree Liriodendron tulipifera A tree of Caribbean islands, Tabebuia heterophylla Whitewood...
- described as by Portuguese missionary and naturalist João de Loureiro as Liriodendron figo, it was recl****ified as Michelia figo by German botanist Curt Polycarp...
- throughout the United States and Canada. They favor Quercus, Carya, and Liriodendron tulipifera. "Ellychnia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved...
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