Magnolia grandiflora, Magnolia yulan.

Magnolia grandiflora Linn. Magnoliaceae. Magnolia.

Eastern North America. The flowers are pickled in some parts of Devonshire, England, and are considered exquisite in flavor.

Magnolia yulan Desf. Yulan.

China. The Chinese pickle the flower-buds, after having removed the calyx, and use them for flavoring rice.

Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.