Lagerstroemia indica L.

  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LYTHRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lagerstroemia indica L.
  • Common name : Crepe Myrtle, Crepe flower, May flower, Myrtle, Queen's crape myrtle, Common crape myrtle
  • Vernacular name : Seenapoo (Tamil); Pharash (Hindi); China goranta (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • World Distribution : Himalayas, China, India, Japan, Indo-china and other warmer parts of the world
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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. indica. Downloaded on 11 May 2021.

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