Paulownia imperialis
Paulownia Pau*low"ni*a, n. [NL. So named from the Russian princess Anna Pavlovna.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of the order {Scrophulariace[ae]}, consisting of one species, {Paulownia imperialis}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The tree is native to Japan, and has immense heart-shaped leaves, and large purplish flowers in panicles. The capsules contain many little winged seeds, which are beautiful microscopic objects. The tree is hardy in America as far north as Connecticut. [1913 Webster]


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  • Paulownia — Pau*low ni*a, n. [NL. So named from the Russian princess Anna Pavlovna.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of the order {Scrophulariace[ae]}, consisting of one species, {Paulownia imperialis}. [1913 Webster] Note: The tree is native to Japan, and has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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