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Magnolia

Magnolia

(Science: botany) a genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and large sweet-scented whitish or reddish flowers.

magnolia grandiflora has coriaceous shining leaves and very fragrant blossoms. It is common from North Carolina to Florida and Texas, and is one of the most magnificent trees of the American forest. The sweet bay (M. Glauca)is a small tree found sparingly as far north as Cape Ann. Other American species are M. Umbrella, M. Macrophylla, M. Fraseri, M. Acuminata, and M. Cordata. M. Conspicua and M. Purpurea are cultivated shrubs or trees from Eastern asia. M. Campbellii, of india, has rose-coloured or crimson flowers.

(Science: zoology) magnolia warbler, a beautiful North American wood warbler (Dendroica maculosa). The rump and under parts are bright yellow; the breast and belly are spotted with black; the under tail coverts are white; the crown is ash.

Origin: NL. Named after Pierre Magnol, professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th century.


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deciduous and evergreen species of Magnolia

I am working on a poster for an assignment, my topic is the Botany of Magnolias. I am interested in knowing why there are both deciduous and evergreen species within the genus. It would be extremely helpful for me to have a reference to a work that explains this. I have done a great deal of web sear...

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by chezfenny1
Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:28 pm
 
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Plant Systematics

the part of "magnoliophyta" that you have to notice is not the magnolia part, it is the "phyta" part - that is what tells you what level in the classification you are at. And from what I know the latest classification divides them into amborella, ...

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by MrMistery
Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:26 am
 
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st johns wort 2000

Magnolia Bark is available over the counter and is quite inexpensive; I ordered mine online . If you want some info on it try http://www.fitfaq.com/magnolia-bark.html All this and more available on the first page of doing ...

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by Jondice
Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:18 pm
 
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st johns wort 2000

I've heard (and experienced) better results from magnolia bark extract.

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by Jondice
Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:18 am
 
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Favorite

Southern Magnolia its all I see. :D

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by bearhug
Sun Feb 19, 2006 8:42 pm
 
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