- Flower nameMichelia compressa
- Scientific nameMichelia compressa
- Place of originJapan and Taiwan
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Cemetery & Temple
- Flowering seasonFebruary, March
What is Michelia compressa
Michelia compressa (scientific name: Michelia compressa) is an evergreen tall tree in the family Magnoliaceae,
which is native to Japan and Taiwan.
M. figo (scientific name: Michelia figo).The tree height is higher for M. compressa than for M. figo.
Common name: Michelia compressa, Scientific name: Michelia compressa, aka:Ogatamanoki,
Place of Origin: Japan, Taiwan Native, Lifestyle: evergreen, broad-leaved tree,
tree height: 1000-2000 cm, Tree diameter: 1 m,
Leaf blade: 6 to 12 cm, leaf width: 2 to 3.5 cm, single leaf, leaf quality: cortical and glossy,
leaf color: dark green, phylla: alternating, leaf margin: whole margin,
Leaf shape: lanceolate / oval oval, inflorescence: single flower,
flower color: pale yellowish white, magenta base, flower diameter: 3 cm,
flowering period: February to April,fruiting period: October-November.