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It is best known for its strongly fragrant yellow or white flowers. It is, however, primarily cultivated for its timber, and is also used in urban landscaping. Its aril-covered seeds are highly attractive to birds. This species occurs in varying shades of cream to yellow-orange. In China, Magnolia champaca var. pubinervia is documented. Magnolia × alba is a hybrid cultivar of Magnolia champaca. In Thailand, there has been some purported man-made hybrids with other magnolia species including Magnolia liliifera and Magnolia coco.