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Magnolia liliiflora (variously known by many names, including Mulan magnolia, Purple magnolia, Red magnolia, Lily magnolia, Tulip magnolia, Jane magnolia and Woody-orchid) is a small tree native to southwest China (in Sichuan and Yunnan), but cultivated for centuries elsewhere in China and also Japan. It was first introduced to English-speaking countries from cultivated Japanese origins, and is thus also sometimes called Japanese magnolia, though it is not native to Japan. It is now also planted.. more

Similar species: Magnoliales
Species identified by aloaaron
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Uploaded May 4, 2015. Captured May 3, 2015 06:10 in 40 Hinkle Road, Washington, CT 06793, USA.
  • PENTAX K-50
  • f/7.1
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 190mm