large-leaved magnolia

large-leaved magnolia
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
Hypernyms: ↑magnolia

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noun or large-leaved cucumber tree
: a large spreading shrub or medium-sized tree (Magnolia macrophylla) of the southern United States with long oblong silky leaves and large white purple-centered flowers

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