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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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5 km from FONE, encompasses ~7,710 ha of land surrounding the Youghiogheny River Gorge and consists primarily of mixed hardwood forests dominated by northern red oak (Quercus rubra) and tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera).
Red maple (Acer rubrum), Sourwood (Oxydencirurn orboreuni), Tuliptree (Lirioden-dron tulipifera) [tulip poplar].
Romanov posit that the modernday tuliptree descends from a plant named Archaeanthus and not the magnolia, as commonly thought.
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.
WE COMPARE PRICES FOR DOZEN RED ROSES: Tuliptree, Cardiff Street, Aberdare
1) Silver maple - Acer saccharinum Slippery elm - Ulmus rubra Sugar maple - Acer saccharum Sweetgum - Liquidambar styriciflua Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis Basswood - Tilia americana Tuliptree - Liriodendron tulipifera Nannyberry Viburnum -- Viburnum lentago (1) Water hyacinths - Eichhornia crassipes Weeping willow - Salix alba `Tristis' Witch hazel - Hamamelis spp.
rubrum), tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera), black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia), and hickory (Carya spp.
Cook Forest has four species that reach to heights of 140 feet or more: white pine, tuliptree, black cherry and hemlock.