Magnolia grandiflora 'Cairo'

Leaves extremely shiny with the edges and midrib almost translucent. Fruit cones colouring red when exposed to the sun. The original tree was still growing at 2808 Washington St, Cairo, Illinois, usa in 1993.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Magnolianae
order      Magnoliales
family       Magnoliaceae
genus        Magnolia L.
species         Magnolia grandiflora L.