from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Paulowniaceae — paulownias.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of trees of the order Scrophulariaceæ, consisting of one species, Paulownia imperialis.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • To that end, he’s worked with forestry and horticultural experts to develop a cold-resistant and faster-growing strain of kiri called Paulownia elongata.

    The big player - Environment -

  • · A 27-minute film in English titled Paulownia in China has been produced by the Chinese Agricultural Studio.

    21. Alley farming

  • Paulownia is a phyto-remediator, increasing the organic content of degraded soils, processing and filtering contaminants through the uptake of its vascular system, and emitting oxygen into the atmosphere.”

    The big player - Environment -

  • In Japan, if a Paulownia drops its leaves early in the season, it is considered bad luck.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • It is likely that Chinese porcelain making its way down the New York Central Railroad is responsible for the Paulownia trees along the Metro North Hudson Line.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Paulownia tomentosa is also known as the Empress or Princess Tree.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Photos of Paulownia seed pods from the Oregon State Department of Horticulture .

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Givaudan's Roman Kaiser analyzed the scent of Paulownia tomentosa flowers in 1995.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The materials used to pack these delicate objects were Paulownia seed pods.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Though Paulownia tomentosa is considered an invasive species that escaped cultivation it possesses a delicate nature and is particularly sensitive to weed killers and pesticides.

    Archive 2009-05-01


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.