Michelia

Name: Michelia compressa (Maxim.) Sargent
Michelia
Nickname: anguilla marmorata
Morphological characteristics: low altitude leaf discoloration Evergreen trees The leaves will not fall, because of different seasons, but gradually aging, turn red, and then has to fall. Ring Yihen stipules branches, flower buds covered brown sericeous, tepals pale yellow, isolated follicles formed when the fruit is ripe. leave Petal area There is a huge black heart stone, DBH 150 cm wide. Because of the bark markings, such as anguilla marmorata The skin, so it is also called "eels". The material is fine and uniform grain, is made with vegetable Chopping block Good material, for a class of broadleaf trees.
Habitat distribution in Taiwan: 2200 meters to the ground.