Catalog Number: US 1442072
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): A. Ducke
Year Collected: 1922
Locality: Near Tapajoz., Pará, Brazil, South America
- Isotype: Ducke, A. 1925. Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro. 4: 11.
Magnolia amazonica grows up to 20 metres (66 ft) high, in terra firma tropical lowland forests. Leaves are elliptic, 11 - 28.5 cm long and 4.2 - 10.5 cm broad. The creamy white fragrant flowers reportedly open at night, petals can be 6 – 7 cm long.
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