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Magnolia pyramidata W. Bartram
pyramid magnolia


General Information
Symbol: MAPY
Group: Dicot
Family: Magnoliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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MAFRP Magnolia fraseri Walter ssp. pyramidata (W. Bartram) A.E. Murray
MAFRP2 Magnolia fraseri Walter var. pyramidata (W. Bartram) Pamp.

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Magnoliales
Family Magnoliaceae – Magnolia family
Genus Magnolia L. – magnolia
Species Magnolia pyramidata W. Bartram – pyramid magnolia

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4. Magnolia pyramidata W. Bartram, Travels Carolina. 408. 1791.

Pyramid magnolia

Magnolia auriculata W.Bartram var. pyramidata (W.Bartram) Nuttall; M. fraseri Walter subsp. pyramidata (W.Bartram) E. Murray; M. fraseri var. pyramidata (W.Bartram) Pampanini; M. macrophylla Michaux var. pyramidata Nuttall

Trees , deciduous, single-trunked, to 11.9 m. Bark gray, smooth. Pith homogeneous. Twigs and foliar buds glabrous. Leaves crowded in terminal whorl-like clusters; stipules 5.4-7 × 2.5-3 cm, abaxially glandular. Leaf blade predominantly pandurate to broadly rhombic-spatulate, broadest above middle, abruptly tapering to base, 18-25(-30) × 7.8-14 cm, base deeply cordate to auriculate, or somewhat truncate, apex acute to short-acuminate; surfaces abaxially glaucous, glabrous, adaxially dull deep green. Flowers fragrant, 12-18 cm across; spathaceous bracts 2, abaxially glandular; tepals creamy white; stamens 83-137(-150), 4.5-8(-10.5) mm; filaments white; pistils 36-60. Follicetums ellipsoid, 4-6 × 2.5-3.5 cm, glabrous; follicles recurved, short-beaked, glabrous. Seeds lenticular, 7-8 mm, aril red. 2 n =38.

Flowering spring. Rich woods and river bluffs, mostly coastal plain, sometimes lower piedmont; 0-120m; Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., S.C., Tex.

Confined largely to the coastal plain, Magnolia pyramidata differs from the allopatric M. fraseri in being a smaller tree with a narrower, pyramidal habit; M. pyramidata is very local and nowhere abundant. Morphologically, M. pyramidata differs from M. fraseri in the pandurate leaf blades, smaller flowers and stipules, fewer stamens and pistils, and smaller follicetums. Magnolia pyramidata is occasionally cultivated, but it is less hardy than M. fraseri.

The largest known tree of Magnolia pyramidata , 11.9m in height with a trunk diameter of 69 cm, is recorded from Newton County, Texas (American Forestry Association 1994).

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