Magnolia grandiflora L.

 
  • Family : MAGNOLIACEAE
    (Magnolia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SON CHAMPA FAMILY (सोन चम्पा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MAGNOLIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Magnolia grandiflora L.
  • Common name : Lily Tree, Magnolia, Large - flowered Magnolia, Southern Magnolia
  • Vernacular name : Him Champa (Hindi); Mote Sampige (Kannada); Kavathi champae (Marathi)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Flowers are very fragrant.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Collection Nos : RR Rao 934
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Maharashtra : Culivated in gardens
    • Tamil Nadu : Cultivated
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Magnolia grandiflora. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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