Gymnocladus dioica


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Noun1.Gymnocladus dioica - handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substituteGymnocladus dioica - handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute
genus Gymnocladus, Gymnocladus - small genus of deciduous trees of China and United States having paniculate flowers and thick pulpy pods
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Common tree species along waterways included willow (Salix sp.), cottonwood (Populus deltoides), American elm (Ulmus americana), slippery elm (Ulmus fulva), boxelder (Acer negundo), green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), white ash (Fraxinus americana), chokecherry (Padus virginiana), hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) and Kentucky coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioica) (Weaver, 1960, 1965).
There are also a couple of 3 m high Kentucky coffee trees (Gymnocladus dioica) planted in St.
Trees such as maples (Acer), Chinese pistache (Pistacia chinensis), goldenraintree (Koelreuteria), royal poinciana (Delonix regia), jacaranda (Jacaranda), Kentucky coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioica), Japanese scholar tree (Sophora japonica) and some elms may not branch effectively on new growth.