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Taxon: Magnolia acuminata (L.) L.

Genus: Magnolia subgenus: Yulania section: Yulania
Family: Magnoliaceae subfamily: Magnolioideae
Nomen number: 23094
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1082. 1759
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 25-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Apr-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • blue magnolia   (Source: Magnolias ) – English   [Magnolia acuminata var. acuminata]
  • cucumber-tree   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English   [Magnolia acuminata var. acuminata]
  • cucumber-tree   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • yellow cucumber-tree   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English   [Magnolia acuminata var. subcordata]
  • gul poppelmagnolia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Magnolia acuminata var. subcordata]
  • poppelmagnolia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • naturalized elsewhere

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Magnolia acuminata (L.) L.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Magnolia acuminata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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