Definition of Flowering tree
1. Noun. Any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary.
Group relationships: Angiospermae, Anthophyta, Class Angiospermae, Division Anthophyta, Division Magnoliophyta, Magnoliophyta
Specialized synonyms: Cananga Odorata, Ilang-ilang, Ylang-ylang, Cercidiphyllum Japonicum, Katsura Tree, Laurel, Magnolia, Genus Manglietia, Manglietia, Canary Whitewood, Liriodendron Tulipifera, Tulip Poplar, Tulip Tree, Yellow Poplar, Bocconia, Bocconia Frutescens, Tree Celandine, Adansonia Gregorii, Cream-of-tartar Tree, Sour Gourd, Adansonia Digitata, Baobab, Monkey-bread Tree, Bombay Ceiba, Ceiba Pentandra, Ceiba Tree, God Tree, Kapok, Silk-cotton Tree, White Silk-cotton Tree, Balsa, Ochroma Lagopus, Sterculia, Booyong, Brown Oak, Crow's Foot, Heritiera Trifoliolata, Red Beech, Silky Elm, Stave Wood, Terrietia Trifoliolata, Heritiera Macrophylla, Looking Glass Tree, Heritiera Littoralis, Looking-glass Plant, Cacao, Cacao Tree, Chocolate Tree, Theobroma Cacao, New Zealand Honeysuckle, Rewa-rewa, Oxydendrum Arboreum, Sorrel Tree, Sourwood, Titi, Iron Tree, Iron-tree, Ironwood, Ironwood Tree, Bush Willow, Combretum Appiculatum, Bush Willow, Combretum Erythrophyllum, Lagerstroemia Speciosa, Pride-of-india, Queen's Crape Myrtle, Myrtaceous Tree, Myrtle, Mangrove, Rhizophora Mangle, Dillenia, Gamboge Tree, Garcinia Cambogia, Garcinia Gummi-gutta, Garcinia Hanburyi, Pipturus Albidus, Broussonetia Papyrifera, Paper Mulberry, Cecropia Peltata, Imbauba, Snake Wood, Trumpet Tree, Trumpet-wood, Trumpetwood, Bauhinia Variegata, Mountain Ebony, Orchid Tree, Delonix Regia, Flamboyant, Flame Tree, Peacock Flower, Poinciana Regia, Royal Poinciana, Circis Siliquastrum, Judas Tree, Love Tree, Cercis Canadensis, Redbud, Cherry Laurel, Laurel Cherry, Mock Orange, Prunus Caroliniana, Wild Orange, Fruit Tree, Mountain Ash, Ailanthus, Bulnesia Sarmienti, Palo Santo, Guaiacum Officinale, Lignum Vitae, Bastard Lignum Vitae, Guaiacum Sanctum, Poplar, Poplar Tree, Buckwheat Tree, Cliftonia Monophylla, Titi, Maple, Holly, Pistacia Terebinthus, Terebinth, Aesculus Hippocastanum, Buckeye, Horse Chestnut, Caimitillo, Chrysophyllum Oliviforme, Damson Plum, Satin Leaf, Satinleaf, Silver Bell, Cordia Alliodora, Cypre, Equador Laurel, Princewood, Salmwood, Spanish Elm, Jatropha Curcus, Physic Nut, Caoutchouc Tree, Hevea Brasiliensis, Para Rubber Tree, Aleurites Moluccana, Candlenut, Varnish Tree, Aleurites Fordii, Tung, Tung Tree, Tung-oil Tree, Cornel, Dogwood, Dogwood Tree, Nut Tree, Spice Tree
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flowering Tree
Literary usage of Flowering tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Health Trip to the Tropics by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1853)
"... flowering tree ARRIVAL OF ENGLISH STEAMER RUSH OF PASSENGERS TO THE HOTEL FOR ICED DRINKS NEWS OF THE DEATH OF MOORE POEM AS TO THE SINS OF GENIUS ..."
2. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"The Magnolia yulan, a beautiful flowering tree, growing to the height of thirty or forty feet. It is a native of China. z. ..."
3. The Forester =: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and by James Brown (1882)
"We know of no flowering-tree which is more worthy of being cultivated for this purpose. In the months of June and July its bright-green shining foliage, ..."
4. Codex Fejérváry-Mayer: An Old Mexican Picture Manuscript in the Liverpool by Eduard Seler, Joseph Florimond Loubat, Augustus Henry Keane, Liverpool Museum (Liverpool, England) (1902)
"Xochipilli or Ce xochitl, seated on a bejewelled jaguar skin beneath a flowering tree, the stone dagger in his hand. Before him Tamales, viands (meat), ..."
5. The Floral World and Garden Guide by Shirley Hibberd (1864)
"I know of no evergreen shrub that can surpass in beauty a well- grown flowering tree ivy ; and as they are thoroughly hardy, they may be made available for ..."
6. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"A handsome free-flowering tree. M. floribunda. FLOWERING CRAB. A shrub or small tree with a ... A beautiful flowering tree. Fruit with four papery wings. ..."