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Magnolia gustavii King in Ann. R. Bot. Gard. Calc. 3: 209, t. 61. 1891; Raju in J. Assam Sci. Soc. 8: 23. 1965.


Asm.: Khorakia-sopa.

Evergreen trees, 20 - 30 m tall. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, acute at both ends, 12 - 20 x 3 - 5 cm, chartaceous, quite glabrous; lateral nerves 14 - 16 pairs. Flower buds oblong-ovoid, ca 3.5 cm long; flowers solitary, 7.5 - 10 cm across; pedicels ca 4 cm long; bracts spathaceous, ovate. Sepals 3, lanceolate, membranous. Petals 6, coriaceous. Stamens ca 30; filaments short; anthers ca 1.4 cm long. Gynoecium oblong; carpels numerous, enclosed by stamens, ovoid, pubescent when young. Fruiting carpels oblong.

Fl. & Fr. May - Jan.

Distrib. India: Assam.

Endemic.




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