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Definition of the noun tulip tree

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  1. 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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  1. A North American tree, Liriodendron tulipfera, that has squarish leaves, cone-shaped fruit and an aromatic odour.

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Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

Trumpet honeysuckle Tuberose - Tulip - Tulip, African Tulip, chequered Tulip flower - Tulip tree Tulip tree, laurel-leaved Tupelo tree - Turk's cap - Turk's head - Turk's turban - Turnep - Turnep, French Turnep cabbage Turnep radish Turnsol ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

e tuliptree; alk; tulip tree (USA); tulip-tree (Canada); yellow-poplar f tulipier s alamoamericano o liriodendro, tulipeiro (italian); Tulpenbaum (german) 4237 Liriodendron tulipifera L. Magnoliaceae MCME SE North ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: scarlet bell, fountain tree, tulip tree, African tulip tree, flame of the forest, Nile tulip tree, flame tree, Nandi flame, Uganda flame, Nile flame French: tulipier d'Afrique, tulipier du Gabon Central Africa: abandiri Congo: agon, ogon, vulu, ...

Google previewThe New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture (1982)

by Thomas H. Everett

TULIP TREE. See Liriodendron. The Afri- can-tubp-tree is Spathodea campanulata. TULIPA (Tu-lipa)— Tulip. The sorts of Tulipa, of the lily family Liliaceae, are among the most familiar garden and florists' flowers. Called tulips, they are natives ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs; Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged ... with Engravings of Nearly All the Species (1853)

by John Claudius Loudon

The Tulip Tree. Gen. Char. Carpels 1–2-seeded, disposed in spikes, indehiscent, deciduous, drawn out into a wing at the apex. , Calyr of 3 deciduous sepals. Corolla of 6, petals, conniving into a bell-shaped flower. É Mill.

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

It is interesting to note that the Sugar Maple has been popular enough to be selected by 5 different states, the Tulip Tree by 4, and the Cottonwood (Populus deltoides) by 3 states. This list easily represents a cross-section of the native trees ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2010)

by Walter P. Wright

crimson and white Thorns, Laburnum, Tulip Tree (Liriodendon) ...

Google previewThe 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2009)

by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl

Kansas Sunflower Idaho White pine Kentucky Goldenrod Illinois White oak Louisiana Magnolia Indiana Tulip tree Maine White pine cone and tassel Iowa Oak Maryland Black-eyed susan Kansas Cottonwood ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards (1807)

by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])

Chequered Tulip Flower Tulip Tree Tulip Tree, Laurel-leaved Tupelo Tree Turkey Berry Tree Turkey Wheat |Turk's Cap Turnep Turnep, French Turnep, Cabbage Turnep, Radish Turnsole Turpentine Tree Tutsan Tway Blade Twopence, Herb ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2002)

by Peter Haggett

and the African tulip tree (Spathodea). Defensive ants Some African plants form associations with ants, to the benefit of both. One of these is the whistling thorn, a small tree that grows up ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1905)

a dictionary of universal knowledge by David Patrick, William Geddie

TULIP TREE TUMOUR throughout winter and spring. The purely florists' varieties, which gave rise to the tulip mania, are not suited for this purpose ; they are nowhere now cultivated more zealously than in England, by a limited hand of ...

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