[efloraofindia:35281] michelia champaca

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Anand Kumar Bhatt

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May 19, 2010, 3:24:12 AM5/19/10
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Is it Michelia champaca var. 'alba'? And is this its flower ??
Procured from a local nursery in Gwalior. Picture taken on 19 May.
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Anand Kumar Bhatt

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May 19, 2010, 3:41:09 AM5/19/10
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I hope it is michelia champaca (Yellow champa).
Potted plant from a nursery in Pune.
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Pardeshi S.

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May 19, 2010, 4:54:15 AM5/19/10
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Hello all
it is

Michelia champaca var. alba DC., Syst. nat. 1: 449, 1817; Sutaria,
Syst. Bot. ed. 3, 39, 1942; Bose & Chowdhury, Trop. Gard. Pl. 56,
1991.
Synonym: Michelia champaca x alba (DC.) Figlar Proc. internat. symp.
fam. Magnoliac. 21, 2000 ("1998").
Common name: Safed champa, White orchid tree
the yellow flower have broader and closer petals compare to alba
variety whichare very narrow and spreading.

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Satish Pardeshi
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tanay bose

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May 19, 2010, 7:48:19 AM5/19/10
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Undoubtedly
Michelia champaca var. alba !!
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