Magnolia (tree)

genus of plants

Magnolia is a genus of 210 species. The Angiosperm taxonomical names Magnoliophyta (division) and Magnoliopsida (class) come from this genus. Charles Plumier gave a flowering tree from the island of Martinique the genus name Magnolia, after French botanist Pier Magnol. Many magnolias that have pretty flowers are used as street trees.[1]

Magnolia
Magnolia wieseneri.jpg
Magnolia x wieseneri
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Magnolia

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M.campbelli
Magnolia tree

ReferencesEdit

  1. Street tree list Urban Tree Foundation