I saw many deciduous magnolia are also having summer blooms right now.
The pictures below, however, were taken in Guizhou province, China.
This post was edited by jujujojo on Sat, Aug 3, 13 at 15:17
How stunning -- thank you!
2-lobed form of hou po.
Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on Sun, Aug 4, 13 at 14:41
Are you sure?
in the Czech Republic
sometimes also have bilobed leaves but this character is a feature of
Here is a link that might be useful: Magnolia X pruhoniciana
Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on Fri, Aug 9, 13 at 2:30
I could not make your link work but the tree in picture is a wild species.
Tree shown has the silky hairs of M. biloba (M. officinalis biloba), did you wait for the document to open? It takes some seconds for the text to appear but when it does the link opens it right on the pertinent part of what is otherwise a multiple page journal that would have to be gone through.
Document also has a key to all the related species in the group. Studying that would show you how to tell them apart.
This post was edited by bboy on Fri, Aug 9, 13 at 14:23
Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on Fri, Aug 9, 13 at 14:18
It seems there are many similar looking plants.