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 cathcartii (Hook.f. & Thomson) Noot.

Family: Magnoliaceae Genus: Magnolia Species: Magnolia cathcartii (Hook.f. & Thomson) Noot.






Synonym Alcimandra cathcartii (Hook.f. & Thomson) Dandy, Michelia cathcartii Hook.f. & Thomson Flower Color White
Common Name Flower Type
English / Trade Name Cathcart's Magnolia Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 1800-2100 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit 3.5-4 cm; mature carpels compressed globose, white lenticellate
Habitat Occurs in evergreen broad-leaved forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan,Myanmar and Vietnam Bark Details Bark dark gray, young branches silky tomentose
Distribution in manipur Central, Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Trees, to 50 m tall, to 50 cm d.b.h, young twigs pubescent; terminal vegetative buds long conic, white villous. Petiole 1.5-2 cm, without a stipular scar Leaf Details Leaves are ovate to elliptic-ovate, 8-18 cm, leathery, base rounded to broadly wedge-shaped, glossy, secondary veins 12-15 on each side of midvein, slender

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found