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Magnolia boliviana

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Magnoliaceae
Subgenus  Magnolia
Scientific name  Magnolia boliviana
Rank  Species
Order  Magnoliales
Genus  Magnolia
Section  Talauma
Higher classification  Magnolia
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Magnolia boliviana is a tree in the Magnoliaceae family native to the rainforests of the eastern Andean foothills from central Bolivia to Southern Peru between 200 - 500 m.a.s.l. It can reach a height of 30 m and the trunk can be 50 - 75 cm in diameter. The smooth ovate-elliptic leaves are 12 - 29 cm long and 7.5 - 12 cm wide. Flowers have 6 obovate white petals ca. 6 cm long; the ovoid fruit can be 11 - 14 cm long. A common name for this tree in Bolivia is "granadilla".

This species has been reported in National Parks and other protected areas within its range, such as Amboro National Park and Isiboro Secure National Park in Bolivia. It is threatened by habitat loss and timber harvesting as well the thinning of arable land.

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Magnolia boliviana Wikipedia


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