Lagerstroemia microcarpa Wight

 
  • 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 microcarpa Wight
  • Vernacular name :
    • Vellilavu, Venthekku (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, Tropical dry deciduous forests, also in plains
  • Comments / notes : Also cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : June-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Prabalmachi
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lagerstroemia microcarpa. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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