Tilia

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Related to Tilia species: linden tree, genus Tilia, Tilia americana
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Noun1.Tilia - deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime treesTilia - deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Tiliaceae, linden family, Tiliaceae - chiefly trees and shrubs of tropical and temperate regions of especially southeastern Asia and Brazil; genera Tilia, Corchorus, Entelea, Grewia, Sparmannia
linden tree, basswood, lime tree, linden, lime - any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
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Traditional medicine information mentions the exclusive utilization of the inflorescences (flowers and bracts) of Tilia species due to their tranquilizing properties.
Answering this question is not only important in dendrology, but also will provide a firmer basis for predicting the effects of climate change on the future distribution of woody plants, including Tilia species.
Tilia species have been used in traditional medicine for their tranquilizing properties by using exclusively the inflorescences (flowers and bracts).