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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 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 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 previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson, Sydenham Edwards

Moon Trel'oil', Snail Trel'oil, Bean Trefoil, Tree Tricolor Tricolor Trumpet Flower Trumpet, Honeysuckle Tuberose Tulip Tulip, African Tulip, Chequered Tulip Flower Tulip Tree Tulip Tree, Laurel-leared T u pelo Tree Turkey Berry Tree Turkey ...

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 previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Tulip Tree. n.s. A tree. (ii.) Tulip Tree. See Liriodendron. TULIPOMANI A, [from tulipa, and *a««, madness ;] the name given to a kind of gambling traffic in tulip roots, which prevailed in Holland and the Netherlands during part of the 17th century ...

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 previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

English: Chinese tulip tree, tulip wood L. tulipifera L. English: tulip tree, yellow poplar, tulip poplar, Canary whitewood, American whitewood, Canary wood, poplar, saddle tree, whitewood Spanish: ...

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Small photo of Tulip tree detailSmall photo of Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) in blossom. Called Tuliptree, American Tulip Tree, Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar, Whitewood and Fiddle-tree also. Symbol of Indiana, Kentucky and TennesseeSmall photo of Flowers on a tulip treeSmall photo of Flowers on a tulip treeSmall photo of Flowers on a tulip treeSmall photo of Flowers on a tulip treeSmall photo of Flowers on a tulip tree More...

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Video shows what tulip tree means. A North American tree, , that has squarish leaves, cone-shaped fruit and an aromatic odour.. A West Indian malvaceous tree ...

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