Taxon: Magnolia fraseri Walter

Genus: Magnolia
  Subgenus: Magnolia
    Section: Auriculata
Family: Magnoliaceae
  Subfamily: Magnolioideae
Nomen number: 400272
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 159. 1788
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • ear-leaf umbrella-tree  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Fraser's magnolia  (Source: Magnolias) - English
  • mountain magnolia  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Magnolias)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Georgia, - Kentucky, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Virginia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Callaway, D. J. The world of magnolias. 1994 (Magnolias)
  • 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)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Spongberg, S. A. 1976. Magnoliaceae hardy in temperate North America J. Arnold Arbor. 57:269.

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