Magnoliaceae is the Magnolia Family of Plants. It is from the order of Magnoliales. It is mostly comprised of shrubs and trees. It has two subfamilies, Magnolloideae, and Liriodendroidae. There are 6 genera and about 250 species in this family. This is the most primitive angiosperm family.
Members of the Magnoliaceae have simple leaves. The leaves are spiral, pinnate-netted, and stipulate. They have an elongated floral axis. The flowers have six tepals. They have spirally arranged stamens. The flowers are bisexual and are terminally solitary. This family is distributed in Central and North America and East and Southeast Asia. They are mostly in warm temperate areas in Northern Hemisphere.