Michelia compressa

Michelia compressa

  • Michelia compressa
  • Michelia compressa
  • Michelia compressa
  • Michelia compressa
  • Flower name
    Michelia compressa
  • Scientific name
    Michelia compressa
  • Alias
  • 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.


  • Order
    Magnoliales
  • Family
    Magnoliaceae
  • Genus
    Michelia
  • Species
    M. compressa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen tall tree
  • Flower colorscream Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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