Magnolia cylindrica


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Magnolia cylindrica
Species Authority: E.H.Wilson
Yulania cylindrica

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor/s: World Conservation Monitoring Centre
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A tree known from a restricted area in the lower reaches of the Yangtze River.
China (Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in thickets and open forest up to 1,700 m.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Collection of the flower buds for medicinal use and general forest clearance are believed to be having detrimental effects throughout the species range.

Bibliography [top]

Li-kuo, F. and Jian-ming, J. 1992. China Plant Red Data Book – Rare and Endangered Plants 1. Science Press, Beijing.

National Environment Protection Bureau. 1987. The list of rare and endangered plants protected in China. Botanical Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy Press, Beijing.

Nooteboom, H.P. 1996. The Magnoliaceae of China (Draft).

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Magnolia cylindrica. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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