Magnolia denudata 'Purple Eye'

Segments 9, thick and fleshy, the edges bent down. Colour strongest at the base; stamens purplish, hence the cultivar name. An exceptional clone said to have originated as a seedling given by j.c. Williams of Caerhays Castle, Cornwall to Peter Veitch of the Veitch Nursery in the uk and probably a hybrid.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Magnolianae
order      Magnoliales
family       Magnoliaceae
genus        Magnolia L.
species         Magnolia denudata Desr.