Michelia figo

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    Michelia figo @ Jogasaki coast
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    Michelia figo @ Jogasaki coast
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    Michelia figo @ Flower Park Kagoshima

Basic information

Flower Name
Michelia figo
Formal Name
Michelia figo
Alias
Habitat
China
Morph
evergreen broad-leaved shrub

Comment

What is Michelia figo

Michelia figo (scientific name: Michelia figo) is an evergreen broad-leaved shrub in the family magnoliaceae ,
native to China.
From late spring to summer, small fragrant flowers like bananas bloom.
It came to Japan during the Edo period.
There are white flowers and red flowers. The leaves are shiny, cortical and firm on the surface,
and the leaves are all-edge and alternate.
Tree height is lower than Michelia compressa in Japan.
It is planted as shrines and garden trees as auspicious flowers.

Common name: Michelia Figo, scientific name: Michelia figo,
origin: South China, living type: Evergreen green broadleaf shrubs,
Height: 300-500 cm, leaf: 4-7 cm, leaf width:2.5 cm,
leaf arrangement: alternate flower color: white / red, flower diameter: 3 cm,
flowering period: April-May, fruiting period: October-November.

Detailed information

Order
Magnoliales
Family
Magnoliaceae
Genus
Michelia
Species
M. figo
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenGraveyard、Temple
Color
Red, White
Season
AprMay
Height
300 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 3

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