Tulip tree of China
tree of the family the Magnolia (Magnoliaceae).

Origin: China.
Characteristic deciduous leaf, 4 tips (it resembles a tulip seen of face!). It differs from that of the tulip tree with rounded tips. It becomes yellow in autumn.
Greenish and orange flower in the form of tulip, in May-June. The free carpels are transformed into winged type dry fruits samaras.
Uses: tree of (rare) ornament.


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