magnolia conspicua


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Magnolia \Mag*no"li*a\, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol,
   professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th
   century.] (Bot.)
   A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and
   large sweet-scented whitish or reddish flowers.
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   Note: Magnolia grandiflora has coriaceous shining leaves
         and very fragrant blossoms. It is common from North
         Carolina to Florida and Texas, and is one of the most
         magnificent trees of the American forest. The sweet bay
         (Magnolia glauca)is a small tree found sparingly as
         far north as Cape Ann. Other American species are
         Magnolia Umbrella, Magnolia macrophylla, {Magnolia
         Fraseri}, Magnolia acuminata, and Magnolia cordata.
         Magnolia conspicua and Magnolia purpurea are
         cultivated shrubs or trees from Eastern Asia. {Magnolia
         Campbellii}, of India, has rose-colored or crimson
         flowers.
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   Magnolia warbler (Zool.), a beautiful North American wood
      warbler (Dendroica maculosa). The rump and under parts
      are bright yellow; the breast and belly are spotted with
      black; the under tail coverts are white; the crown is ash.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Yulan \Yu"lan\ ([=u]"l[a^]n), n. (Bot.)
   A species of Magnolia (Magnolia conspicua) with large white
   blossoms that open before the leaves. See the Note under
   Magnolia.
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