Liriodendron tulipifera


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Related to Liriodendron tulipifera: tulip poplar, Liquidambar styraciflua, Ginkgo biloba
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Noun1.Liriodendron tulipifera - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruitLiriodendron tulipifera - 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
true tulipwood, whitewood, yellow poplar, tulipwood, white poplar - light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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The Liriodendron tulipifera, known as the tulip tree, will hopefully bloom in the hot weather.
These taxa all represented less than 2% composition in each vegetation area (i.e., eastern and western regions of the historic and modern forests) (3) Due to the ambiguity in the common tree names used in the PLS records, Poplar could be tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) or aspen (Populus spp.)
produced NFC from two underutilized Appalachian hardwoods, Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) and yellow poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) and explored the possibility of using the produced NFC as templates for antimicrobial copper for packaging and medical/pharmaceutical applications.
For example, Kamke and Peralta (1990) reported that there was no significant difference in the drying rate between unincised and incised yellow poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) lumber.
In this project, gene expression levels of three different hardwood trees species Black walnut (Juglans nigra, L.), Green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Marsh.), and Tulip-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera, L.) were studied in response to three ozone levels (80, 125, 225 parts per billion) know to induce visual injury for 14 days, eight hours per day.
The study area encompasses the juncture of a west-facing, rocky-soiled, forested hillside characterized by a canopy of oaks (Quercus spp.), hickories (Carya spp.), sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), and tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), and a shallow-water, treeless wetland dominated by buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) and spadderdock (Nuphar advena).
Only time will tell if the tuliptree will remain in the magnolia family, but the possibility that its lineage could predate the dinosaurs makes the national champion tuliptree yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) in Chesapeake, Va., even more impressive.
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry, highlighted the beauty and versatility of American tulipwood (Liriodendron tulipifera) through the 'Endless Stair' at the London Design Festival 2013 held from September 14 to 22.
The species included in this study were Quercus rubra, Liriodendron tulipifera, Quercus alba, Robinia pseudoacacia, Pinus strobus, Pinus resinosa, and Acer saccharum.
Chen, "Bio-functional constituents from the stems of Liriodendron tulipifera," Molecules, vol.