Lagerstroemia hirsuta (Lam.) Willd.

  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LYTHRACEAE
  • Basionym : Adambea hirsuta Lam.
  • Synonym(s) : Lagerstroemia rottleri C.B.Clarke
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Leaves lanceolate, glabrous above, stellately fulvous-tomentose beneath, midrib tomentose. Panicles lax, tomentose.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-November
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Deccan
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.989. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. hirsuta. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.


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