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* External source or communication  Comment: Hardwood Manufacturers Institute, Memphis, Tenn.: air-dry weight = 35 pcf
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* Hardwood Manufacturers Institute, Memphis, Tenn.: air-dry weight = 35 pcf
  
* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "magnolia." Encyclopædia Britannica. 19 Oct. 2004 .
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* ''Encyclopedia Britannica'', http://www.britannica.com  Comment: "magnolia." 19 Oct. 2004 .
  
 
* Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, ''Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them'', American Book Company, New York City, 1937
 
* Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, ''Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them'', American Book Company, New York City, 1937
  
* Website address 1  Comment: Virginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 8, 2005)
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* Virginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 8, 2005)
  
* Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com  Comment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnolia (accessed Dec. 15, 2004)
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* Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnolia (accessed Dec. 15, 2004)
  
  
  
 
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Revision as of 11:57, 30 June 2020

MFA Acc. #: 47.1169

Description

A large family of ornamental, evergreen trees of the genus Magnolia, such as Magnolia grandiflora, that is native to Central and North America. Magnolia produces a heavy, durable wood that is used for boxes, furniture, and millwork.

Synonyms and Related Terms

laurel; sweet bay; southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora); bull bay; Magnolien (Deut.); Magnolie (Dan.); Magnolia (Esp., Fr., It., Ned., Sven.); Magnólia (Port.)

Magnolia tree (Magnolia virginiana)

Physical and Chemical Properties

Medium tree growing to 25 m with pyrimidal crown. Wood desnity = 35 pcf. Bark=brown with flat plates or scales. Leaves=oval (8-12 cm) and pinnately veined, waxy top surface. Fruit=aggregate of follicles turning red when mature in fall.

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Resources and Citations

  • Hardwood Manufacturers Institute, Memphis, Tenn.: air-dry weight = 35 pcf
  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937
  • Virginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 8, 2005)

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