Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Magnolia hodgsonii (Hook.f. & Thomson) H.Keng

Family: Magnoliaceae Genus: Magnolia Species: Magnolia hodgsonii (Hook.f. & Thomson) H.Keng






Synonym Talauma hodgsonii Hook.f. & Thomson
Flower Color White
Common Name - Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name - Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Uthum Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1100 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruiting receptacle ellipsoid, about 10-16 x 5-9 cm across, ripe carpels elliptic-ovoid, sharply beaked, woody, dehiscent by the ventral side, separating from the axis, about 3-4 cm long, seeds about 3-4 in a carpel, compressed, obovoid, planoconvex, glossy, red, about 1 cm long.
Habitat Occurs evergreen forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Myanmar Bark Details Bark greenish grey, warty or smooth with distant horizontal wrinkles with large white patches, inside the bark brownish yellow, fibrous about 0.5-0.8 cm thick
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Small evergreen tree up to 15 m tall, leaves are obovate-oblong, 20–50 cm long and 10–13 cm broad, with a leathery texture Leaf Details Leaves simple, alternate, oblanceolate-elliptic, oblong-obovate, 22-50 × 10-22 cm across, base acute or cuneate, margin entire, apex acute or shallow acuminate, coriaceous, thin, slightly glabrous reddish brown when young,

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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