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Any of several deciduous trees of the genus Paulownia, native to East Asia, having large, heart-shaped, opposite leaves and pyramidal panicles of purplish or white flowers with a spotted interior. Also called princess tree.

[New Latin Paulownia, genus name, after Anna Paulovna (1795-1865), Russian princess and queen of William II of the Netherlands.]


(Plants) any scrophulariaceous tree of the Japanese genus Paulownia, esp P. tomentosa, having large heart-shaped leaves and clusters of purplish or white flowers
[C19: New Latin, named after Anna Paulovna, daughter of Paul I of Russia]


(pɔˈloʊ ni ə)

n., pl. -ni•as.
any Asiatic tree of the genus Paulownia, of the figwort family, esp. P. tomentosa, having showy clusters of flowers in early spring.
[< New Latin (1835), after Anna Pavlovna, daughter of Paul I of Russia; see -ia]
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It Will Purchase the Following Species: Paulownia Tomentosa 1.
Dyeing of the padauk-imitated veneer of paulownia wood with reactive dyes.
Catalpa (Indian bean tree) and paulownia (foxglove) left alone will grow into large trees but you can keep them manageable by hacking them back hard every spring and enjoying their exotic looking foliage.
Singh, 82, was presented 'The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers' by Japanese Emperor Akihito for his "significant contribution to the enhancement of relations and promotion of friendship" between Japan and India for about 35 years.
This research is based on the assumption that placing the wood samples in neutral liquor and alkaline liquor caused different permeability, shrinkage and swelling in the longitudinal, radial and tangential directions of Paulownia and Douglas fir wood specimens and there is a relation between test time and the changes of specimen weight and dimensions.
79) The grammatically correct sequence should be yingwu zhuocan xiangdaolifenghuang qilao biwuzhi ("The parrot picked at leftover grains of fragrant rice; the phoenix has perched till old on a verdant paulownia branch").
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers at the Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University of Gorgan managed to fabricate oriented strand boards (OSB) from low quality paulownia wood by using nanoclay and nanosilica.
Ninety-two introduced taxa were identified, including Lonicera japonica, Paulownia tomentosa, and Pueraria montane.
Another study found that the density of trichomes containing flavonoids in young leaves and/or near to the reproductive organs of Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.
Plans for future trials include polygenomic Paulownia.