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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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These include bald cypress, American hornbeam, ginkgo, magnolias, hemlock, sweetgum, tuliptree, and willows.
The most common saplings entering the voids caused by the diseased ash trees are sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marshall) and Tuliptree (Liriodendrin tulipifera L.).
One of the earliest buds to break is the duck-bill shaped bud of the tuliptree. Each bud puts forth tiny leaves shaped like a child's drawing of a tulip flower.
Red maple (Acer rubrum), Sourwood (Oxydencirurn orboreuni), Tuliptree (Lirioden-dron tulipifera) [tulip poplar].
Gerdemann, "Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae formed on maize and tuliptree by Endogone fasciculate" Mycologia, vol.
Predominant tree species of the woodland include loblolly pine (Pinus taeda), tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipiferd), sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), black walnut (Juglans nigra), white oak (Quercus alba), northern red oak (Quercus rubra), and hackberry (Celtis occidentalis).
fulva workers scrambled out of the shelters and the juniper aphids or tuliptree scales (Toumeylla liriodendri (Gmelin); Coccidae) that were previously covered were visible.
Plantings in Saline County of 47-year-old tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) and sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) each averaged 28 m tall with diameters breast height (DBH) of 36 and 30 cm.
Biology of the tuliptree scale Toumeyella liriodendri (Homoptera: Coccidae).
WE COMPARE PRICES FOR DOZEN RED ROSES: Tuliptree, Cardiff Street, Aberdare
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Yellow Poplar is often called Tuliptree because the greenish-yellow flowers have a Tulip shape.