Michelia figo banana shrub
A single tree remaining of a row planted at the southwest corner of the old Career Development Center was removed May 2005 during remodelling of the building. There are no other known campus locations.
Name derivation: Michelia – Pietro Mecheli (1670–1737), Florentine botanist noted for work on fungi.
About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the text ca. 2006.