Definition of Large-leaved magnolia
1. Noun. Large deciduous shrub or tree of southeastern United States having huge leaves in dense false whorls and large creamy flowers tinged purple toward the base.
Generic synonyms: Magnolia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Large-leaved Magnolia
Literary usage of Large-leaved magnolia
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1. A Pictorial Description of the United States: Embracing the History by Robert Sears (1876)
"Of all the trees of North America," says Browne, "the large- leaved magnolia'is the most remarkable for the majesty of its form, the magnificence of its ..."
2. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"Buds densely pale-downy; twigs light yellowish to bluish-green, more or less downy, fruit nearly spherical. Large-leaved MagnolIa, Large-leaved Cucumber ..."
3. Annals of Horticulture (1850)
"... Michaux (large- leaved Magnolia).—A deciduous tree, growing thirty feet and upwards in height, with very large oblong-obovate leaves, cordate at the ..."
4. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"Pagoda-tree, Japanese, Sophora Japonica. Willow, Yellow, Salix Vitellina. Four trees with showy fruits: Cucumber-tree, Large-leaved, Magnolia ..."