Magnolia zenii

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Zen magnolia
Magnolia zenii 1.jpg

 
August foliage
San Francisco Botanical Garden, 2006
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia
Subgenus: M. subg. Yulania
Section: M. sect. Yulania subsect. Yulania
Species: M. zenii
Binomial name
Magnolia zenii
Cheng

Magnolia zenii is a species of plant in the Magnoliaceae family. It is endemic to China.

Listed as “critically endangered,” there were only a few dozen left of these found when the variety was first discovered in China in 1931 according to MEG McCONAHEY writing in THE PRESS DEMOCRAT.

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