yulan

yulan

[yoo-lan; Chinese yy-lahn]
noun
a magnolia tree, Magnolia heptapeta, native to China, having large, fragrant white flowers and cylindrical brownish fruit.

Origin:
1815–25; < Chinese yùlan ( jade + lán orchid)

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yulan (ˈjuːlæn)
 
n
a Chinese magnolia, Magnolia denudata, that is often cultivated for its showy white flowers
 
[C19: from Chinese, from yu a gem + lan plant]

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