Definition of Liriodendron. Meaning of Liriodendron. Synonyms of Liriodendron

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...
- tremuloides, American aspen Liriodendron, the genus of tulip poplars Yellow poplar or tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) Liriodendron chinense, Chinese tulip...
- Liriodendron chinense (commonly known as the Chinese tulip poplar, Chinese tulip tree or Chinese whitewood) is Asia's native species in the genus Liriodendron...
- North American tulipwood (Liriodendron tulipifera)...
- best-known genus, and Liriodendroidae, a monogeneric subfamily, of which Liriodendron (tulip trees) is the only genus. Unlike most angiosperms, whose flower...
- 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...
- rainforest tree, Elaeocarpus obovatus A large North American flowering tree Liriodendron tulipifera A tree of Caribbean islands, Tabebuia heterophylla Whitewood...
- Sweet bay magnolia, Magnolia virginiana Tulip poplar or tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera Willow, Salix speciesAdults are seen from spring to fall,...
- wood or canary whitewood is a name used to a number of species: From Liriodendron commonly known as tulip trees Indian mulberry Morinda citrifolia Wood...
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