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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Canada to Brazil, Caribbean, India to Kuril Islands and New Guinea.

Native to:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Japan, Jawa, Kentucky, Korea, Kuril Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New Jersey, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Juan Fernández Is., Mauritius, Nicobar Is., Réunion

Magnolia Plum. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Allen, P.H. [3752], Panama K000470005
Sauliere, A. [551], Tamil Nadu K000681467 Unknown type material
Jacobs, M. [5527], Malaysia Talauma 32066.000
Jacobs, M. [5315], Malaysia Talauma 32094.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 535 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Kiew, R., Chung, R.C.K., Shaw, L.G. & Soepadmo, E. (eds.) (2012). Flora of peninsular Malaysia 3: 1-385. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia.
  • Nooteboom, H.P. & Chalermglin, P. (2009). The Magnoliaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 37: 111-138.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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