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Magnoliaceae

Magnoliaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Magnoliaceae
Genera
Elmerillia[?]
Kmeria[?]
Magnolia
Manglietia[?]
Michelia[?]
Pachylarnax[?]
Liriodendron
Ref: Delta (http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/magnolia.htm) 2003-01-04
A family in the flowering plant order Magnoliales. Consists of two subfamilies:

Unlike most angiosperms, whose flower parts are in rings, the Magnoliaceae have their stamens and pistils in spirals on a conical receptacle. This arrangement is found in old fossil plants and is believed to be primitive for angiosperms.



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