liriodendron definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of huge united states trees, regarding the genus Liriodendron, having tulip-like flowers; especially Liriodendron tulipifera, the tulip-tree
    • A genus of big and extremely breathtaking woods of united states, having smooth, shining leaves, and good looking, tuliplike flowers; tulip-tree; whitewood; -- called additionally canoewood. Liriodendron tulipifera may be the only extant types, but there have been several other individuals when you look at the Cretaceous epoch.
    • A genus of us woods, consisting of just one species, from the purchase Magnoliace√¶, tribe Magnolie√¶, described as extrorse anthers and a sessile gynophore; the tulip-trees.
    • [lowercase] A tree for this genus.
    • tulip trees

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