Gordonia Lasianthus
Loblolly Lob"lol`ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; -- so called among seamen. [1913 Webster]

{Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white-flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the maritime parts of the Southern United States. Its bark is sometimes used in tanning. Also, a similar West Indian tree ({Laplacea h[ae]matoxylon}).

{Loblolly boy}, a surgeon's attendant on shipboard. --Smollett.

{Loblolly pine} (Bot.), a kind of pitch pine found from Delaware southward along the coast; old field pine ({Pinus T[ae]da}). Also, {Pinus Bahamensis}, of the West Indies.

{Loblolly tree} (Bot.), a name of several West Indian trees, having more or less leathery foliage, but alike in no other respect; as {Pisonia subcordata}, {Cordia alba}, and {Cupania glabra}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gordonia lasianthus — ID 37712 Symbol Key GOLA Common Name loblolly bay Family Theaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC Growth Habit Tree, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • gordonia — ▪ tree       any of some 70 species in the genus Gordonia of the tea family (Theaceae). The genus is native to North America and East Asia and includes the loblolly bay and other trees with yellow centred, white, camellia like blooms. The… …   Universalium

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