liriodendron noun plural -drons or -dra (-drə)
- either of the two deciduous trees of the magnoliaceous genus Liriodendron, the tulip trees of North America or China
Word Origin for liriodendron C18: New Latin, from Greek leiron lily + dendron tree Examples from the Web for liriodendron Historical Examples of liriodendron
The genus Liriodendron contains only two species differing slightly in the leaves.
The Tulip tree, Liriodendron, is probably one of the greatest honey-producing trees in the world.
L. L. Langstroth
I sat down upon a log—that same log of the liriodendron—and under the shade of a spreading dogwood-tree.
The most interesting plants were a Cyclocodon, Liriodendron, Sanicula: 32 species were collected.
Infusum liriodendri, L. From the bark of the tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera).