Results of DNA analysis in various studies (see, for example, R.B. Figlar & H.P. Nooteboom, Blumea 49: 87-100. 2004) have supported the concept that the various genera comprising the subfamily Magnolioideae would be more consistently treated as a single genus, Magnolia. This is the treatment followed here, though it is still not universally accepted[
Michelia ecicatrisata Miq.
Michelia montana Blume
Sampacca montana (Blume) Kuntze
Lithographed, hand-coloured image of leaves, flower, fruit and seed
Photograph by: Carl Ludwig Blume
Magnolia montana is an evergreen tree growing up to 40 metres tall.
The tree is harvested from the wild for its valuable timber.
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Forests in lowland to mountainous areas[
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The dark yellow-brown to dark-brown wood is light, fine-grained and durable[
]. It is used for house construction and bridges[
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