Lagerstroemia microcarpa Wight

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (LOOSE-STRIFE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lythraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Vellilavu, Venthekku (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests, also in plains
  • Comments / notes : Also cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : June-February
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka, Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lagerstroemia microcarpa. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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