Taisanboku

Magnolia grandiflora

  • Taisanboku
  • Taisanboku
  • Flower name
    Taisanboku
  • Scientific name
    Magnolia grandiflora
  • Aliasハクレンボク, 泰山木, Southern magnolia, bull bay, Taisanboku
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringPark
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Taisanboku

Taisanboku, southern magnolia or bull bay (scientific name: Magnolia grandiflora) is native to North America and is an evergreen tall tree of the family Magnoliaceae. It is similar to white lotus, however larger white flowers are blooming in summer. There are fragrances in the flowers, and it is used as raw material for Magnolia perfume. The face side of the leaf is covered with a thick cuticle layer and has a shiny green color. The back of the leaf has dense hair and looks like a red-brown felt. There are similar species of flowers (Magnolia obovata) in similar flowers, leaf shape and leaf quality are clearly different.

Generic name: Taisanboku, Scientific name: Magnolia grandiflora, aka: Hakurenboku, Taisanboku, Southern magnolia, bull bay, Place of Origin: North America, Leaves : 15 to 20 cm, leaf shape: oblong ellipse, height: 10 to 30 m, petal number: 6, flowering period: May to July, flower color: pure white, flower diameter: 10 to 20 cm, fruit crust: red , Fruit season: September - October.


  • Eye
    Magnoliales
  • Family
    Magnoliaceae
  • Genus
    Magnolia
  • Species
    M. grandiflora
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen tall tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 3000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower20.0 ~ 30.0 cm

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