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Taxon: Lagerstroemia indica L.

Genus: Lagerstroemia
Family: Lythraceae.
Nomen number: 21393
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1076. 1759
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • crape-myrtle   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • crepe-myrtle   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • crepeflower   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • zi wei   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • chinesische Kräuselmyrte   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • escumilha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lagerströmia   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

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Check other web resources for Lagerstroemia indica L.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Lagerstroemia indica cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21393 (22 November 2014)

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