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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 updated: 19-Apr-2007
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Callaway, D. J. 1994. The world of magnolias.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Frodin, D. G. & R. Govaerts. 1996. World checklist and bibliography of Magnoliaceae.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Spongberg, S. A. 1976. Magnoliaceae hardy in temperate North America. J. Arnold Arbor. 57:269. [cites M. auriculata Bartram as a synonym].
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Check other web resources for Magnolia fraseri Walter:

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Magnolia fraseri 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:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?400272 (26 October 2014)

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