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Common name

English: Star Magnolia

German: Stern-Magnolie

Portuguese: Magnólia Estrela

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Magnoliales (18)

        Family: Magnoliaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Magnolia (5)

            Epithet: stellata (Sieb. & Zucc.) Maxim. (2)

Synonyms: Buergeria stellata Siebold & Zucc., Magnolia keiskei (Makino) Ihrig

keiskei => in honor of Ito Keisuke (1803-1900), Japanese botanist

stellata => star-like, or radiating like the points of a star

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Magnolia stellata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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