Lagerstroemia tomentosa C. Presl

  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LYTHRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lagerstroemia tomentosa C. Presl
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Tall trees, young parts clothed with fulvous, stellate tomentum. Leaves glabrous above, tomentose beneath. Flowers in dense, terminal panicles; calyx fulvous tomentose; petals dull white. Capsules galbresent with crown of deflexed calyx teeth
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. tomentosa. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.


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