Liriodendron tulipifera

Liriodendron tulipifera
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Liriodendron tulipifera — ID 48220 Symbol Key LITU Common Name tuliptree Family Magnoliaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Liriodendron tulipifera — noun tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work • Syn: ↑tulip tree, ↑tulip poplar, ↑yellow poplar, ↑canary whitewood •… …   Useful english dictionary

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