Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Michelia compressa / Magatamanoki マガタマノキ

Bloom time: February-April

Magnoliaceae /


Species in the genus Michelia;

Michelia_compressa / Ogatamanoki

Michelia compressa / Ogatamanoki オガタマノキ

Michelia compressa: An evergreen tree that grows as tall as 15m in coastal forests in warm districts. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis; blades measure 5-12cm long, 2-4cm wide, oblong-shaped, with entire margins, dark green and glossy surfaces, back surfaces tinge white, and 2-3cm long petioles with hairs. Single fragrant, about 3cm-in-diameter flowers set themselves at axils; perianth lobes are generally twelve and all petaloid. Fruit comprises multiple follicles - matures in September-October. Bloom time: February-April.




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