Magnolia balansae Aug.DC.

Magnolia balansae Aug.DC., Bull. Herb. Boissier Ser. II. iv. 294.

Magnolia balansae
Magnolia balansae
Magnolia balansae
Magnolia balansae
Magnolia balansae Aug.DC., Photo by Dinh Quang Diep

The native range of this species is S. China to Vietnam. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Vietnamese names: 

Giổi lông, Giổi ba vì, Giổi ăn hạt

Latin name: 

Michelia balansae (DC.) Dandy – Magnolia balansae DC.




Treats fever and stomachache (The peel and seeds are decocted and taken orally).


Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Hanoi (Ba Vi), Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Quang Binh. The tree grows naturally in evergreen forests.

Flower and fruit season: 

April-May; July-October

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