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Magnolia grandiflora

Magnolia grandiflora L.

 

Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderMagnolialesIncludes the custard apple family, magnolia family, nutmeg family, and others
FamilyMagnoliaceaeMagnolia family
GenusMagnoliaNamed for French botanist Pierre Magnol
Speciesgrandiflora“Large-flowered”

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Magnolia grandiflora description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2011.

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Magnolia grandiflora (Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay)

7/3/2010 · Celebrations at the Reservoir, Mosely, VA
≈ 29 × 19" (73 × 49 cm) ID is uncertain

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay)

7/3/2010 · Celebrations at the Reservoir, Mosely, VA
≈ 4 × 2½' (1.3 × 0.8 m) ID is uncertain

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay)

9/1/2013 · Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, VA
≈ 7 × 8½' (2.2 × 2.6 m)

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 24 × 16" (59 × 39 cm)

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay)

7/3/2010 · Celebrations at the Reservoir, Mosely, VA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA

Magnolia grandiflora (Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA

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