Michelia champaca L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 536 (1753)
This name is a synonym of Magnolia champaca

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Magnolia champaca.]
  • Kiew, R., Chung, R.C.K., Shaw, L.G. & Soepadmo, E. (eds.) (2012). Flora of peninsular Malaysia 3: 1-385. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia. [Cited as Magnolia champaca.]
  • Nooteboom, H.P. & Chalermglin, P. (2009). The Magnoliaceae of Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 37: 111-138. [Cited as Magnolia champaca.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Beaman, J.H. & Anderson, C. (2004). The Plants of Mount Kinabalu 5: 1-609. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. [Cited as Michelia champaca.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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