Magnoliaceae Juss.

First published in Gen. Pl. [Jussieu] 280. 1789 [4 Aug 1789] (1789)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016)


  • Kawasaki, M.L. (2004).  Magnoliaceae. In: N. Smith, S. A. Mori, A. Henderson, D. W. Stevenson and S. V. Heald (eds.). Flowering Plants of the Neotropics, pp. 226-227. New York Botanical Garden & Princeton University Press, Princeton.
  • Lozano-C.,G. (1983).  Magnoliaceae. In: Pinto, P. (ed.). Flora de Colombia vol 1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota.
  • Nooteboom, H.P. (1993).  Magnoliaceae In: K. Kubitzki, J.G. Rohwer and V. Bittrich (eds.). Families and genera of vascular plants volume 2, pp. 391-401. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Pennington, T.D. (2004).  Illustrated guide to the trees of Peru, p.160-1. David Hunt Milbourne Port Sherbourne.
  • Stevens, P.F. (2008).  Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9 onwards.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Azuma, H., Chalermgrin, P., & Noteboom, H.P. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of Magnoliaceae based on plastid DNA sequences with special emphasis on some species from continental Southeast Asia. Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 39: 148–165.
  • Croft, J.R. (1978). Magnoliaceae. Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea 1: 129–134.

The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Bittrich, V., Kubitzki, K. & Rohwer, J. G. (1993). Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. Springer Verlag, Berlin & Heidelberg.
  • Magnolia Society. (2021).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2015 Takeuchi, W.; Regalado, J. [10321] Papua New Guinea K000618488 Yes
Jacobs, M. [5040] Malaysia K:SPC-32025.000 No
Briggs, M; Simbiak, V. [605] Indonesia K:SPC-67023.000 No


  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants.
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
  • Trees of New Guinea

    • Trees of New Guinea
  • The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook

    • The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook