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Lagerstroemia indica

Lagerstroemia indica L.

crape-myrtle

Cultivar(s): Natchez
Lagerstroemia indica (Crape-myrtle)
Image ID: 15190
Image by: Sorrie, Bruce A.
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: LAIN
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lagerstroemia indica
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2020-01-01

CULTIVAR INDEX

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1418 Natchez View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: LAGER
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Lagerstroemia
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Crape Myrtle
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of 53-56 species, trees, of tropical se. Asia and Australia.
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GENUS REFERENCES: Graham (1975)=Z; Graham in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: LYTHRA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Lythraceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: J. St.-Hilaire 1805
FAMILY COMMON: Loosestrife Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 27-35 genera and about 600 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, primarily tropical (a few warm temperate).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Graham (1975)=Z; Graham in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007). Keys adapted, in large part, from Z. [including PUNICACEAE and TRAPACEAE]

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
905 1985-0588 View
906 1985-0589 View
3075 1989-0026 View
5354 1995-0476 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1674 905 198 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1675 906 177 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
5100 3075 157 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
7827 5354 203 NCBG staff 1992-01-01 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: LAIN
USDA Common Name: Crapemyrtle
Native Status: L48 (I), PR (I)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA), USA+ (PR)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Lagerstroemia indica
COMMON NAME: Crape-myrtle
SYNONYMY: [= C, K, S, WH3, Z]
PHENOLOGY: Jun-Sep.
HABITAT: Commonly cultivated, persistent around old plantings, weakly spreading; native of Asia.
COMMENTS: Reported as escaping in DC (Steury 2011).
RANGE MAP: Lagerstroemia indica.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Lythraceae J. St.-Hilaire 1805 (Loosestrife Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 27-35 genera and about 600 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, primarily tropical (a few warm temperate).
REFERENCE: Graham (1975)=Z; Graham in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007). Keys adapted, in large part, from Z. [including PUNICACEAE and TRAPACEAE]
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Lagerstroemia L. (Crape Myrtle)
SUMMARY: A genus of 53-56 species, trees, of tropical se. Asia and Australia.
REFERENCE: Graham (1975)=Z; Graham in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Lagerstroemia indica in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Lagerstroemia indica in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Lagerstroemia indica in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Lagerstroemia indica in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Lagerstroemia indica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lagerstroemia indica

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 15190
ID IMAGE2: 15194
ID IMAGE3: 5300

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