Queensland tulipwood
Tulipwood Tu"lip*wood`, n. The beautiful rose-colored striped wood of a Brazilian tree ({Physocalymna floribunda}), much used by cabinetmakers for inlaying. [1913 Webster]

{Queensland tulipwood}, the variegated wood of an Australian sapindaceous tree ({Harpullia pendula}). --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants). [1913 Webster]


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  • Tulipwood — Tu lip*wood , n. The beautiful rose colored striped wood of a Brazilian tree ({Physocalymna floribunda}), much used by cabinetmakers for inlaying. [1913 Webster] {Queensland tulipwood}, the variegated wood of an Australian sapindaceous tree… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tulipwood — /ˈtjuləpwʊd/ (say tyoohluhpwood) noun 1. the wood of the tulip tree. 2. any of various trees, as Harpullia pendula, of coastal Queensland with dense leaves and a globular shape, inconspicuous greenish yellow flowers and yellow to reddish fruit. 3 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Harpullia pendula — Tulipwood Tu lip*wood , n. The beautiful rose colored striped wood of a Brazilian tree ({Physocalymna floribunda}), much used by cabinetmakers for inlaying. [1913 Webster] {Queensland tulipwood}, the variegated wood of an Australian sapindaceous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Physocalymna floribunda — Tulipwood Tu lip*wood , n. The beautiful rose colored striped wood of a Brazilian tree ({Physocalymna floribunda}), much used by cabinetmakers for inlaying. [1913 Webster] {Queensland tulipwood}, the variegated wood of an Australian sapindaceous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flora of Brisbane — The greater Brisbane area of Queensland Australia, has many species of indigenous flora . This article links the flora to its geography with: *a list of indigenous genera and species with common names and reference links *a list of places you… …   Wikipedia

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