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Range DescriptionMagnolia portoricensis is endemic to Puerto Rico where it is found in the central and western part of the upper region of the mountain range. Although it is not common it is primarily found in State forests of the central region and Puerto Rico Carite, Toro Negro and Guilarte West and Maricao. The total area of Puerto Rico is around 9,104 km2. The potential forest distribution for this species, based on remote sensing imagery and species distribution data and used here as an estimate of the extent of occurrence, is 3,054 km2.