Liriodendron


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liriodendron

(ˌlɪrɪəʊˈdɛndrən)
n, pl -drons or -dra (-drə)
(Plants) either of the two deciduous trees of the magnoliaceous genus Liriodendron, the tulip trees of North America or China
[C18: New Latin, from Greek leiron lily + dendron tree]
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Noun1.liriodendron - tulip treesLiriodendron - tulip trees        
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
family Magnoliaceae, magnolia family, Magnoliaceae - subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia
canary whitewood, Liriodendron tulipifera, tulip poplar, tulip tree, yellow poplar - 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
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In youth, the tulip-tree, or Liriodendron Tulipferum, the most magnificent of American foresters, has a trunk peculiarly smooth, and often rises to a great height without lateral branches; but, in its riper age, the bark becomes gnarled and uneven, while many short limbs make their appearance on the stem.
Parandra polita are attracted to lights (Holt 2013), and larvae of this species develop within decaying heartwood of, for example, Carya (Fagales: Juglandaceae), Fagus (Fagales: Fagaceae), and Liriodendron species (Linsley & Chemsak 1997), which occur across Tennessee.
Molecular divergence between Asian and North American species of Liriodendron (Magnoliaceae) and implications for interpretation of fossil floras.
Among the stops is the Union United Methodist Church - the location for Frank and Claire's vow renewals in Season 3; EZ Tobacco Shop - otherwise known as Underwood's campaign headquarters; La Banque de Fleuve which was the setting for Underwood's small town rally and Liriodendron - the historic summer house used for Claire's elegant home fundraiser in Season 2.
The species included in this study were Quercus rubra, Liriodendron tulipifera, Quercus alba, Robinia pseudoacacia, Pinus strobus, Pinus resinosa, and Acer saccharum.
A 1913 publication of the Oklahoma Geological Survey mentions Liriodendron tulipifera and states definitively: "This tree is not a native of this State, as its range is confined to the states east of the Mississippi.
schneckii, stellata), Fraxinus americana, Ulmus alata, Juniperus, Juglans, Liquidambar, Tilia and Liriodendron.
It is not a true poplar, however, but from the species Liriodendron tulipfera, related to the magnolia tree.
Petiole mechanics, leaf inclination, morphology, and investment in support in relation to light availability in the canopy of Liriodendron tulipifera.
It can maintain a seed bank for at least a year and it has a germination advantage over Liriodendron tulipifera, although L.
There is in fact a tree Liriodendron called a Tulip Tree from lirion meaning a lily for the shape of the flower and dendron meaning tree.