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 doltsopa (Buch.-Ham. ex DC.) Figlar

Family: Magnoliaceae Genus: Magnolia Species: Magnolia doltsopa (Buch.-Ham. ex DC.) Figlar






Synonym Magnolia excelsa Wall., Michelia doltsopa Buch.-Ham. ex DC.
Flower Color White
Common Name Silver Cloud, Chinese Magnolia Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Sweet Michelia, Temple Magnolia Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Leihao-leishang Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude 2100 - 2600 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Small red fruits are formed in an aggregate of follicles
Habitat Occours in evegreen subtropical forest Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal Bark Details Dark gray, smooth
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species Called Temple Magnolia is an evergreen trees up to 30 m tall, young twigs, buds, leaf-stalks and leaf underside are covered with grayish white velvety hairs Leaf Details Dark green leaves, paler beneath, up to about 17 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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