- Flower nameMichelia figo
- Scientific nameMichelia figo
- Aliasトウオガタマ, 唐招霊, 唐種招霊
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringGarden, Cemetery & Temple
- Flowering seasonApril, May
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.