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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When snow falls it creates celestial ice cream cones in the clusters of samaras high up in the tuliptree crowns, and it turns the open beaks of the jimsonweed capsules along the creek's pebbled beaches into white rosebuds.
Red maple (Acer rubrum), Sourwood (Oxydencirurn orboreuni), Tuliptree (Lirioden-dron tulipifera) [tulip poplar].
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).
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LANDSCAPE NOTES: Yellow Poplar is often called Tuliptree because the greenish-yellow flowers have a Tulip shape.
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.
years that seedlings Deepest shade in which persist in seedings found deep shade 1) Edges and very large gaps 2) Single treefall gaps 3) Understory 1-5 4) Understory 5-10 5) Understory 20-50 6) Understory [greater than]50 Deepest shade in which Examples in North American seedings found temperate deciduous forest 1) Edges and very large gaps Paper birch Betula papyrifera 2) Single treefall gaps Tuliptree Liriodendron tulipifera 3) Understory Various oaks including Quercus rubra 4) Understory Black cherry Prunus serotina 5) Understory Sugar maple Acer saccharum 6) Understory Beech Fagus grandifolia Experimental determination of the minimal percentage daylight at which species respond to the addition of nutrients, using potted plants under shade screens.
White Peach Scale--Pseudaulacaspis pentagona, family Diaspididae; an armored scale insect found on the United States East Coast, which infests ceanothus, alder, poplar, dogwood, shadbush, and tuliptree.
1991), the neonate (first instar) larval survival for offspring of female #1303 (which resulted in yellow and intermediate female offspring) was 100% on both quaking aspen, Populus tremuloides, and tuliptree, Liriodendron tulipifera.