Magnolia champaca (L.) Baill. ex Pierre

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Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ewanrigg

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ewanrigg

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Mark Hyde
Greystone Park Nature Reserve; view from dam wall

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Mark Hyde
La Rochelle, avenue near main house

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel and Botanic Garden

Magnolia champaca

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel and Botanic Garden

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Synonyms: Michelia champaca L.
Common names: Champak tree (English) Yellow magnolia (English)
Frequency: Rare
Status: Introduced
Description:
Evergreen tree. Leaves narrowly ovate, shiny yellowish-green. Flowers orange-yellow, fragrant. Fruits in woody clusters.
Notes: Introduced as a shade tree for large gardens and known as a very rare garden escape.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Escaping into riverine forest
Altitude range: (metres) 1470 - 1490 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to the Himalayas; a rare escape in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Racotis squalida (Larval food plant)
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Images last updated: Sunday 23 November 2008
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Other sources of information about Magnolia champaca:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Magnolia champaca

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Magnolia champaca
African Plant Database: Magnolia champaca
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Magnolia champaca
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Magnolia champaca
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Magnolia champaca
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Magnolia champaca
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Magnolia champaca
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Magnolia champaca
iNaturalist: Magnolia champaca
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Magnolia champaca
JSTOR Plant Science: Magnolia champaca
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Magnolia champaca
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Magnolia champaca
Plants of the World Online: Magnolia champaca
Tropicos: Magnolia champaca
Wikipedia: Magnolia champaca


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Magnolia champaca.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123770, retrieved 18 January 2022

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