Laburnum

(Golden-Chain Tree, Laburnum) These gorgeous, deciduous trees are natives of Europe, Greece and Asia Minor. Laburnums are not susceptible to serious damage by pests or disease. The very hard and dark colored heartwood is brown or almost black and when polished, resembles ebony. It is sometimes used in cabinetwork. Laburnums, though beautiful, are v...
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Laburnum

[n] - flowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers
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Laburnum

La·bur'num noun [ Latin ] (Botany) A small leguminous tree ( Cytisus Laburnum ), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, esp. the bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms. » Scotch laburnum ( Cytisus alpinus ) is similar, but has smooth leave...
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laburnum

<botany> A small leguminous tree (Cytisus Laburnum), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, especially. The bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms. ... Scotch laburnum (Cytisus alpinus) is similar, but has smooth leaves; purple laburnum is C. Purpureus. ... Origin: L. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... ...
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Laburnum

• (n.) A small leguminous tree (Cytisus Laburnum), native of the Alps. The plant is reputed to be poisonous, esp. the bark and seeds. It has handsome racemes of yellow blossoms.
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laburnum

any member of the genus (Laburnum) of trees and shrubs having butterfly-like flowers, and belonging to the subfamily Papilionoideae of the pea ...
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laburnum

laburnum (lubûr'num) or golden chain,small tree (Laburnum anagyroides) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) with decorative dark green leaves and sprays of bright yellow flowers. It is native to Europe, where, as in America, it is widely grown for ornament. The leaves and seeds are pois...
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Laburnum

Laburnum is a highly poisonous deciduous shrub or small tree of the family Leguminosae with smooth greyish-green bark and trifoliate, long-stalked leaves which are dark-green and glabrous above, paler and felted below. The flowers are yellow and arranged in long drooping racemes. The fruit is a brown pod containing black seeds, which contain the hi...
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laburnum

Any of a group of flowering trees or shrubs belonging to the pea family; the seeds develop in pealike pods but are poisonous. L. anagyroides, native to the mountainous parts of central Europe, is often grown as an ornamental tree. The flowers, in long drooping clusters, are bright yellow and appear in early spring; some v...
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laburnum

Common Laburnum is a small deciduous tree (20 ft) introduced to Britain from the Continent. It is native to Central and Southern Europe. Scots Laburnum is native to the Alps and the mountain of Italy and the Balkans down to Albania. Laburnum has naturalised itself in various localised places in Britain.
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Laburnum

[disambiguation] Laburnum refers to a small genus of tree, comprising: L alpinum, the Scottish Laburnum L anagroides, the Common Laburnum It can also refer to: Laburnum, Victoria, a town in Australia Laburnum Grove, a 1936 film ...
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Laburnum

Laburnum, commonly called golden chain, is a genus of two species of small trees in the subfamily Faboideae of the pea family Fabaceae. The species are Laburnum anagyroides—common laburnum and Laburnum alpinum—alpine laburnum. They are native to the mountains of southern Europe from France to the Balkan Peninsula. Some botanists include a thir...
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