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Taxon: Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers.

 
Genus: Lagerstroemia
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 21399
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 2(1):72. 1806
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 37 (13 active, 13 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • pride-of-India  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • queen's crape-myrtle  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • queen's-flower  (Source: F Ceylon) - English
  • resedá-flor-da-rainha  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • resedá-gigante  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pyinma  (Source: Dict Gard) - Transcribed Burmese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials: wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. Furtado, C. X. & M. Srisuko. 1969. A revision of Lagerstroemia L. (Lythraceae). Gard. Bull. Singapore 24:264.
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador. Note: mentions
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Llamas, K. A. 2003. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation
  10. Luna, R. K. 1996. Plantation trees. Note: International Book Distributors
  11. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  14. Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. 1989. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Kalimantan.
  15. Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. 1989. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Sulawesi.
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: mentions
  17. Xu, C. et al. 2017. Comparative analysis of six Lagerstroemia complete chloroplast genomes. Front. Plant Sci. 8:15. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00015

Check other web resources for Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Lagerstroemia speciosa 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?21399. Accessed 17 July 2019.