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Magnolia tripetala (L. ) L.
UMBRELLA-TREE
Umbrella Magnolia

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Magnolia tripetala
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Magnolia tripetala

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Magnolia tripetala, twig - close-up winter leaf scar/bud

Magnolia tripetala, fruit - immature
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Magnolia tripetala, fruit - immature
Magnolia tripetala, bark - of a large tree
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Magnolia tripetala, bark - of a large tree

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Magnolia tripetala, twig - orientation of petioles
Magnolia tripetala, fruit - immature
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Magnolia tripetala, fruit - immature

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Coreidae  Leptoglossus fulvicornis @ NCSU (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Rhabdospora magnoliae @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Nectria magnoliae @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Polyporus farinaceus @ BPI (1)
_  Myxarium nucleatum @ BPI (1)

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Magnolia tripetala (L.) L.
umbrella-tree

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Symbol: MATR
Group: Dicot
Family: Magnoliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
MAUM Magnolia umbrella Desr.
MAUMT Magnolia umbrella Desr. var. tripetala (L.) P. Parm.
MAVIT2 Magnolia virginiana L. var. tripetala

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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 tripetala (L.) L. – umbrella-tree

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Florida umbrella magnolia Endangered
Indiana umbrella magnolia Endangered
Pennsylvania umbrella magnolia Rare

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5. Magnolia tripetala (Linnaeus) Linnaeus, Syst. Nat. ed. 10. 2: 1082. 1759.

Umbrella-tree

Magnolia virginiana Linnaeus var. (d) tripetala Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 536. 1753; Kobus tripetala (Linnaeus) P. Parmentier; Magnolia frondosa Salisbury; M. umbrella Desrousseaux; M. umbrella var. tripetala (Linnaeus) P.Parmentier

Trees , deciduous, often multitrunked, to 15 m. Bark gray, smooth. Pith homogeneous. Twigs and foliar buds glabrous. Leaves crowded in terminal whorl-like clusters; stipules (4-)6.6-9.4(-10) × 2.6-3.7 cm, abaxially red glandular, sparsely pilose. Leaf blade elliptic-oblong to narrowly obovate, or oblanceolate, (10-)26-57(-70) × (7.2-)10-30 cm, thin, broadest near middle, base cuneate to long-tapered, apex very short to long-acuminate or abruptly acute, rarely apiculate; surfaces abaxially densely pilose, especially on midvein, adaxially green, glabrous. Flowers malodorous, 5.5-11 cm across; spathaceous bracts 2, abaxially glandular; tepals spreading, creamy white, outermost whorl sepaloid, reflexed, greenish; stamens 81-103(-115), 8-17 mm; filaments purple; pistils (45-)53-66(-73). Follicetums cylindric to ovoid-cylindric, 6-10 × 2-3.5 cm; follicles long-beaked, glabrous. Seeds lenticular to nearly ovoid, 9-12 mm, aril deep pink to red. 2 n =38.

Flowering spring. Rich woods and ravines, mainly in uplands, rarely coastal plain; 0-1065m; Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ind., Ky., Md., Miss., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., S.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

In Virginia Magnolia tripetala is a disjunct in the coastal plain.

The malodorous flowers of Magnolia tripetala are uniquely associated with this species. The tree is occasionally cultivated. Both filiform and flagelliform trichomes occur on the leaves. Sometimes cylindric trichomes also occur.

The largest known tree of Magnolia tripetala , 15.2m in height with a trunk diameter of 87 cm, is recorded from Bucks County, Pennsylvania (American Forestry Association 1994).

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Magnolia tripetala
Magnolia tripetala
Umbrella Tree
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Magnolia tripetala
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Umbrella Tree
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Magnolia tripetala
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Umbrella Tree
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Magnolia tripetala
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Umbrella Tree
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Magnolia tripetala
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Umbrella Tree
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Umbrella Tree
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