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Published In: Systema Naturae, Editio Decima 2: 1082. 1759. (Syst. Nat. (ed. 10)) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: April-May.
Distribution: Distribution: A native of Southern United States, widely introduced and cultivated in Europe and temperate countries.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Cultivated in northern part of Pakistan. Oil is extracted from leaves and flowers. The pounded leaves are used for toothache.
Photo: Magnolia grandiflora L. (Photo)
Map Location: B-6 Peshawar: Pakistan Forest Institute Campus, A.R. Beg, s.n. (PFI-B); Nasib Khan 7047 (RAW); Dir: Timargarah, 1200 m, Madad Khan & Abdur Rahim 676 (PFI-B). B-7 Abbottabad, 1400 m, S.A. Khan, s.n. (PFI-B). C-7 Islamabad, 510 m, S.A. Khan s.n., (PFI). D-7 Lyallpur: Punjab Agriculture College, 180 m, S.B. Akhtar, s.n. (PFI-B). D-8 Lahore: Jinnah Gardens, Govt. House Lahore, 180 m, S.B. Akhtar, s.n. (PFI-B).


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An evergreen tree, 14-30 m tall; branchlets hoary tomentose, tomentum dwindling with age. Leaves 12-25 cm long, 6-10 cm broad, elliptic-oblong, ovate to obovate, entire, bright green above, usually rusty tomentose beneath, rarely glabrous; apex acute, obtuse or acuminate; base cuneate; stipules forming a long conical sheath covering the bud. Flowers solitary, terminal, 15-25 cm in diameter, fragrant; pedicel stout, l.5-3 cm long; bracts rusty tomentose. Perianth 9-15, concave, the outer broader and longer, oval to ovate, 6-9 cm long, 3-5.5 cm broad, oblanceolate, acuminate. Stamens l.25-2 cm long; filaments bright purple; anthers adnate, yellow, introrse. Carpels l-2 ovuled; fruiting carpels ovate to obovate, 1.5-3 cm long, rusty brown tomen¬tose, dehiscing by dorsal suture. Seeds l-l.25 cm long, obovoid or triangular-obovoid, bright red.
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