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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Magnoliidae Upchurch and Dilcher
1993Magnoliidae McIver and Basinger
1994Magnoliidae Upchurch et al.
2000Magnoliidae Mabberley
2008Magnoliidae Taylor et al. p. 1029
2011Magnoliid Jud
2016Magnoliid The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group

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If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Unr. Magnoliid Jud 2011
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G. †Cronquistiflora Crepet and Nixon 1998
Cronquistiflora sayrevillensis Crepet and Nixon 1998
G. †Detrusandra Crepet and Nixon 1998
Detrusandra mystagoga Crepet and Nixon 1998
Invalid names: Magnoliidae [objective synonym]
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Diet: "photoautotroph"p
Created: 2011-07-22 00:04:15
Modified: 2011-07-21 09:04:15
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Aptian to the top of the Holocene or 125.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 113.0 Ma

Collections (695 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5Canada (British Columbia) Sassafras parvofilium (31384)
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5USA (Georgia) Malapoenna horrenellensis (212691)
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5USA (South Dakota) Sassafras Mudgii (34868)
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5USA (Virginia) Potomacanthus lobatus (106469)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Argentina (Chubut) Laurophyllum kurtzi, Laurophyllum hickenii, Laurophyllum proteaefolium (153393)
Barremian - Cenomanian129.4 - 93.9Germany Mauldinia angustiloba (114699)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Mexico (Chiapas) Lauraceae indet. (68835)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Kansas) Sassafras mudgii (102718 102722) Sassafras mudgli (29018)
Albian113.0 - 100.5USA (Wyoming) Sassafras bradleyii (102759)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0USA (Virginia) Landonia calophylla, Pabiania sp. 1 (20897)
Early/Lower Albian - Middle Albian112.03 - 105.3USA (Virginia) Virginianthus calycanthoides (31672)
Middle Albian - Late/Upper Albian109.0 - 99.6USA (Virginia) Sassafras bilobata (106317)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6USA (Wyoming) Laurus aspensis, Sassafras bradleyi (31174)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6USA (Kansas) Sassafras sp. (34726)
Late/Upper Albian - Cenomanian105.3 - 93.9USA (Kansas) Archaeanthus linnenbergeri (28530)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (Wyoming) Laurus aspensis, Sassafras bradleyi (34972)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Argentina (Santa Cruz) Laurophyllum kurtzi (140359) Sassafras acutilobum (153400)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Cinnamomum sp., Cinnamomum hesperium (31382) Laurophyllum salicifolium, Laurophyllum wardiana (34974)
Late/Upper Cretaceous - Early/Lower Eocene100.5 - 48.6New Zealand (Kakahu) Lauraceae indet. (168544)
Late/Upper Cretaceous - Eocene100.5 - 33.9New Zealand (Canterbury) Lauraceae indet. 1, Lauraceae indet. 3 (170890 170891) Lauraceae indet. 2 (170883) Lauraceae indet. 3 (170878)