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Tulip

The tree Liriodendron tulipifera, commonly known by the common name of American Tulip, Tulip, or Popular Polar Yellow, is one of two species of this genus of tree. It is native to eastern North America and is considered one of the largest and most beautiful trees of this beautiful region. Can reach 50 m tall and with a trunk diameter of 2.5 m in the virgin forests. It is fast-growing but without the common problems of low intensity and short duration, often found in species grew fast-ment. The wood of the tulip tree is very valuable. Flowers from April, the flowers are pale green or yellow (rarely white) petals with a alaranjadanas range.

Scientific Name
Liriodendron Tulipifera

Family
Magnoliaceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
Varies between light and yellowish brown color and olive color, with a tendency to darken with the former position the light

Grain
The shaft is right and the texture is fine

Density/Hardness
Medium / Low; mild hardness

Durability
Moderately resistant to attack by fungi and borers

Areas of application
Coatings, musical instruments, furniture and joinery