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Definition of the noun coniferous tree
What does coniferous tree mean as a name of something?
- any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of coniferous tree: conifer
- more generic term: gymnospermous tree = any tree of the division Gymnospermophyta
- more specific terms:
- pine tree / true pine / pine = a coniferous tree
- larch tree / larch = any of numerous conifers of the genus Larix all having deciduous needlelike leaves
- Pseudolarix amabilis / golden larch = Chinese deciduous conifer resembling a larch with golden yellow leaves
- fir tree / true fir / fir = any of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies
- cedar tree / true cedar / cedar = any cedar of the genus Cedrus
- spruce = any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
- hemlock tree / hemlock = an evergreen tree
- douglas fir = tall evergreen timber tree of western North America having resinous wood and short needles
- Cathaya = Chinese evergreen conifer discovered in 1955
- cedar tree / cedar = any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
- cypress tree / cypress = any of numerous evergreen conifers of the genus Cupressus of north temperate regions having dark scalelike leaves and rounded cones
- Athrotaxis selaginoides / King William pine = evergreen of Tasmanian mountains having sharp-pointed leaves that curve inward
- Metasequoia glyptostrodoides / dawn redwood / metasequoia = large fast-growing Chinese monoecious tree having flat bright-green deciduous leaves and small globular cones; commonly cultivated in United States as an ornamental
- arborvitae = any of several Asian and North American conifers of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis
- keteleeria = Asiatic conifers resembling firs
- Wollemi pine = newly discovered (1994) pine thought to have been long extinct; Australia
- araucaria = any of several tall South American or Australian trees with large cones and edible seeds
- dammar pine / kauri pine = any of various trees of the genus Agathis
- plum-yew = any of several evergreen trees and shrubs of eastern Asia resembling yew and having large seeds enclosed in a fleshy envelope
- celery pine = Australasian evergreen conifer having a graceful head of foliage resembling celery that is composed of phyllodes borne in the axils of scalelike leaves
- podocarp = any evergreen in the southern hemisphere of the genus Podocarpus having a pulpy fruit with one hard seed
- Podocarpus coriaceus / yacca podocarp / yacca = West Indian evergreen with medium to long leaves
- Rockingham podocarp / Podocarpus elatus / brown pine = large Australian tree with straight-grained yellow wood that turns brown on exposure
- Podocarpus elongatus / African yellowwood / cape yellowwood = South African tree or shrub having a rounded crown
- Podocarpus totara / totara = valuable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish wood used for furniture and bridges and wharves
- Dacrycarpus dacrydioides / Podocarpus dacrydioides / New Zealand Dacryberry / New Zealand white pine / kahikatea = New Zealand evergreen valued for its light easily worked wood
- Dacrydium cupressinum / imou pine / red pine / rimu = tall New Zealand timber tree
- Dacrydium colensoi / tar-wood / tarwood = New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches
- Falcatifolium falciforme / common sickle pine = small tropical rain forest tree of Indonesia and Malaysia
- yellow-leaf sickle pine / Falcatifolium taxoides = a rain forest tree or shrub of New Caledonia having a conic crown and pale green sickle-shaped leaves
- New Zealand mountain pine / Halocarpus bidwilli / Dacrydium bidwilli / tar-wood / tarwood = New Zealand shrub
- Lagarostrobus colensoi / westland pine / silver pine = timber tree of New Zealand having shiny white wood
- Lagarostrobus franklinii / Dacrydium franklinii / huon pine = Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building
- Nageia nagi / nagi = medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves
- Prumnopitys ferruginea / Podocarpus ferruginea / black pine / miro = New Zealand conifer used for lumber
- Prumnopitys taxifolia / Podocarpus spicata / black pine / matai = conifer of Australia and New Zealand
- Prumnopitys elegans / Prumnopitys andina / plum-fruited yew = South American evergreen tree or shrub
- Saxe-gothea conspicua / Prince Albert's yew / Prince Albert yew = small yew having attractive foliage and partially weeping branches cultivated as an ornamental
- Prumnopitys amara / Sundacarpus amara / Podocarpus amara = a large fast-growing monoecious tropical evergreen tree having large glossy lanceolate leaves
- Sciadopitys verticillata / Japanese umbrella pine = tall evergreen having a symmetrical spreading crown and needles growing in whorls that resemble umbrellas at ends of twigs
- yew = any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves
- part: strobilus / strobile / cone = cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Coniferous Tree
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Second Edition with supplement by W.J. Kirwin, G. M. Story, J.D.A. Widdowson
Spruce fir, a coniferous tree of the genus Picea, freq with specific epithets black, scrub, white. 1613 Willoughby Papers 16a/70 The turpentine that commeth from the firr and pine and frankincense of the spruce is likewise sent.
It is a large evergreen coniferous tree reaching 40-50 m tall, exceptionally 60 m, with a trunk up to 3 m diameter. It has a conic crown with level branches and drooping branchlets.The leaves are needle-like, mostly 2.5-5 cm long, occasionally ...
Minutes, Months, Millennia-how Long is a Life on Earth? by Graham L Banes
Coniferous tree A tree or shrub that has needles and cones. Crustacean A group of arthropods that includes crabs, lobsters, and millipedes, among others. Cryopreservation The process of freezing a dead body to protect it over a long period ...
by Holman Bible Editorial Staff
Especially Aleppo pineis tall coniferous tree with long needle-leaves and cones containing winged seeds; timber is workable and used for construction; probably ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
A coniferous tree, especially as distinguished from an angiosperm, or hardwood, tree. 2. The wood of a coniferous tree.
by Robert Alan Lewis
dominant coniferous tree that grows to about 60 m under favorable conditions. It is widely distributed at moderate elevations in western North America from southern California, New Mexico, and trans-Pecos Texas to southern British ...
The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Julia Lawless
GENERAL DESCRIPTION A graceful pyramid-shaped coniferous tree up to 20 metres high with scale-like leaves and broadly-winged seeds, sometimes planted as hedging. The tree must be at least fifteen years old before it is ready to be ...
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
a coniferous tree of the genus Thuja, akin to cypress* a tree-like appearance seen when the human cerebellum is cut vertically. [L. arbor, tree.] arbour ar'bjr, n. a retreat or bower of trees or climbing plants.
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