magnolia family


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Noun1.magnolia family - subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietiamagnolia family - subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
genus Illicium, Illicium - anise trees: evergreen trees with aromatic leaves
genus Magnolia - shrubs or trees of North America or Asia having entire evergreen or deciduous leaves; among most ancient of angiosperm genera
genus Manglietia, manglietia - a genus of flowering tree of the family Magnoliaceae found from Malay to southern China
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I would like to thank my Magnolia family for sharing these with me.
Only time will tell if the tuliptree will remain in the magnolia family, but the possibility that its lineage could predate the dinosaurs makes the national champion tuliptree yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) in Chesapeake, Va., even more impressive.
THE magnolia family contains some of the best flowering trees for gardens.