Revista mexicana de biodiversidad
versão impressa ISSN 1870-3453
VELAZCO-MACIAS, Carlos Gerardo; FOROUGHBAKHCH-POURNAVAB, Rahim; ALANIS-FLORES, Glafiro José e ALVARADO-VAZQUEZ, Marco Antonio. Magnolia dealbata in Nuevo Leon, México. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2008, vol.79, n.2, pp. 459-463. ISSN 1870-3453.
The distribution of Magnolia dealbata Zucc. in the state of Nuevo León in northeastern Mexico is analyzed and described; information regarding its conservation status, habitat health, and phenology of studied populations is provided. Through bibliographical information and field work in the Sierra Madre Oriental, 2 core populations of M. dealbata Zucc. can be distinguished, both located in the municipality of Montemorelos in the center of the state, covering a total of 17.66 hectares. Density reaches 30 individuals per 100 square meters. The species grows in association with Pinus teocote, Quercus spp, Cornus florida, Carya sp. and Sambucus nigra. New leaves sprout in early March, and flower production starts in early May. Habitat shows little disturbance and no short-term threats were identified for these populations.
Palavras-chave : Magnolia; Mexico; ecology; conservation.