Lagerstroemia parviflora Roxb.

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (LOOSESTRIFE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lythraceae
  • Species : Lagerstroemia parviflora
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lagerstroemia parviflora Roxb.
  • Common name : Small flowered Crepe Myrtle
  • Vernacular name : Lendia, Bakli, Sidi, Seina (Hin.); Chennangi mara (Kan.); Narinaaval, Matharaa, Kadaa (Tam.); Chinangi, Chennangi, Gullakaraka, Chinnagi (Tel.); Chhena, Salora, Sidha (Ori.); Siddeshwara, Sekrek (San.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Comments : On hills above 500 m in deciduous belt in full sun. The tree is a major light demander, a good coppicer, also drought and fire resistant.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Tropical Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Java
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Lagerstroemia parviflora. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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