maidenhair tree

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Synonyms for maidenhair tree

deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan-shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds

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Ginkgo Biloba is also called the Maidenhair tree or silver apricot.
On that day, the mother, sons and grandsons of the chairman of Wemhoener planted a maidenhair tree on the green land of the company, a symbol that the company would grow together with the long-living maidenhair tree.
They are extinct in their natural habitats but are alive in cultivation, such as species tulips (Tulipa sprengeri) and orchids and the Franklin tree (Franklinia alatamaha), and endangered species such as the Maidenhair tree (Ginkgo biloba).
The highlight is a 40-year-old ginkgo biloba, also known as a maidenhair tree, whose species dates to prehistoric times and serves as a starting point for students learning about tree biology, explains Houck.
His work focuses on those made from leaves of the maidenhair tree (Ginkgo biloba L.
GINKGO {GINK-go} Linnaeus 1771 * Maidenhair Tree * [Chinese yin, silver, and hing, apricot, in reference to the appearance of the seed which has an outer fleshy coat and a hard silver-colored inner coat.
The leaves, which are used for medicinal purposes, resemble a fan, similar in shape to the Maidenhair Fern, hence the name, Maidenhair Tree.