Definition of Coniferous tree
1. Noun. Any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones.
Specialized synonyms: Pine, Pine Tree, True Pine, Larch, Larch Tree, Golden Larch, Pseudolarix Amabilis, Fir, Fir Tree, True Fir, Cedar, Cedar Tree, True Cedar, Spruce, Hemlock, Hemlock Tree, Douglas Fir, Cathaya, Cedar, Cedar Tree, Cypress, Cypress Tree, Athrotaxis Selaginoides, King William Pine, Dawn Redwood, Metasequoia, Metasequoia Glyptostrodoides, Arborvitae, Keteleeria, Wollemi Pine, Araucaria, Dammar Pine, Kauri Pine, Plum-yew, Celery Pine, Podocarp, Podocarpus Coriaceus, Yacca, Yacca Podocarp, Brown Pine, Podocarpus Elatus, Rockingham Podocarp, African Yellowwood, Cape Yellowwood, Podocarpus Elongatus, Podocarpus Totara, Totara, Dacrycarpus Dacrydioides, Kahikatea, New Zealand Dacryberry, New Zealand White Pine, Podocarpus Dacrydioides, Dacrydium Cupressinum, Imou Pine, Red Pine, Rimu, Dacrydium Colensoi, Tar-wood, Tarwood, Common Sickle Pine, Falcatifolium Falciforme, Falcatifolium Taxoides, Yellow-leaf Sickle Pine, Dacrydium Bidwilli, Halocarpus Bidwilli, New Zealand Mountain Pine, Tar-wood, Tarwood, Lagarostrobus Colensoi, Silver Pine, Westland Pine, Dacrydium Franklinii, Huon Pine, Lagarostrobus Franklinii, Nageia Nagi, Nagi, Black Pine, Miro, Podocarpus Ferruginea, Prumnopitys Ferruginea, Black Pine, Matai, Podocarpus Spicata, Prumnopitys Taxifolia, Plum-fruited Yew, Prumnopitys Andina, Prumnopitys Elegans, Prince Albert Yew, Prince Albert's Yew, Saxe-gothea Conspicua, Podocarpus Amara, Prumnopitys Amara, Sundacarpus Amara, Japanese Umbrella Pine, Sciadopitys Verticillata, Yew
Terms within: Cone, Strobile, Strobilus
Generic synonyms: Gymnospermous Tree
Derivative terms: Coniferous
Lexicographical Neighbors of Coniferous Tree
Literary usage of Coniferous tree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"Bewe, 'small roundish object,' 'cone of coniferous tree.' Bewe is said to be used of the cones of coniferous trees only in the compounds ..."
2. Veitch's Manual of the Coniferae: Containing a General Review of the Order by Adolphus Henry Kent (1900)
"A cross section of the trunk of a large coniferous tree shows that the annual rings nearest the central ... During a long and warm summer a coniferous tree ..."
3. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt (1864)
"... which, it is hoped, may soon be illustrated by plates, it would appear that " all the amber of the Baltic comes from a coniferous tree, which, ..."
4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1861)
"By this we do not mean to deny the value of every coniferous tree. ... What hardy coniferous tree possesses any of the habits peculiar to the Deodar ..."
5. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"Obtained from Thuja occidentalis, the Arbor Vitz, ж coniferous tree. See under THUJA. Oleum Pini Sylvestris, Oil of Scotch Fir (BP),—a colorless liquid, ..."
6. A Handbook of materia medica, pharmacy and therapeutics by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1901)
"Obtained from Thuja occidentales, the Arbor Vitae, a coniferous tree. See under THUJA. Oleum Pini Sylvestris, Oil of Scotch Fir (BP),—a colorless liquid, ..."