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 IPNI) : 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
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Thane district, Palghar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tamil Nadu
  • 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.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lagerstroemia indica. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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