A new subspecies ofMagnolia virginiana (Magnoliaceae)from western Cuba

Alejandro Palmarola-Bejerano, Mikhail S. Romanov, Alexey V. F. C. Bobrov
2008 Willdenowia  
Palmarola-Bejerano, A., Romanov, M. S. & Bobrov, A. V. F. C.: A new subspecies of Magnolia virginiana (Magnoliaceae) from western Cuba [Novitiae florae cubensis 29]. -Willdenowia 38: 545-549. -ISSN 0511-9618; © 2008 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem. doi:10.3372/wi.38.38214 (available via http://dx.doi.org/) Magnolia virginiana was reported recently from the Majaguillar marshes in western Cuba. This was the first Cuban record of the species, formerly considered an endemic of the USA. The Majaguillar
more » ... of M. virginiana differs in leaf shape and flower features from those of the North American mainland. It is therefore described as a new subspecies, M. virginiana subsp. oviedoae.
doi:10.3372/wi.38.38214 fatcat:qdqembrzc5fmnaoifrpvm4oxnm