Taxon: Magnolia macrophylla Michx.

Genus: Magnolia
  Subgenus: Magnolia
    Section: Macrophylla
Family: Magnoliaceae
  Subfamily: Magnolioideae
Nomen number: 23117
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:327. 1803
Name Verified on: 26-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Magnolias)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Ohio
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • Callaway, D. J. 1994. The world of magnolias. 1994 (Magnolias) 83-84.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Frodin, D. G. & R. Govaerts World checklist and bibliography of Magnoliaceae. 1996 (L Magnoliaceae)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Spongberg, S. A. 1976. Magnoliaceae hardy in temperate North America J. Arnold Arbor. 57:267-269.

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