Magnolia schiedeana

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Magnolia schiedeana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia
Subgenus: M. subg. Magnolia
Section: M. sect. Magnolia
Species: M. schiedeana
Binomial name
Magnolia schiedeana
Schldl.

Magnolia schiedeana is a species of flowering plant in the family Magnoliaceae. It is endemic to Mexico, where it occurs along the slopes of the Gulf of Mexico.[1]

This is a tree growing up to 30 meters tall. It generally reproduces by vegetative means, sprouting from the base. It is pollinated by the endemic beetle Cyclocephala jalapensis and the seeds are dispersed by birds. It grows in cloud forests and is associated with oaks.[1]

The species grows in habitat that is threatened and degraded by clearance for agriculture.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Luna-Vega, I. & Gonzalez-Espinosa, M. 2014. Magnolia schiedeana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014. Downloaded on 08 October 2015.