Taxon: Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers.

 
Genus: Lagerstroemia
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 21399
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 2(1):72. 1806
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • 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 Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Furtado, C. X. & M. Srisuko 1969. A revision of Lagerstroemia L. (Lythraceae) Gard. Bull. Singapore 24:264.
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  10. Luna, R. K. Plantation trees. (Plantation Trees)
  11. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  14. Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Kalimantan. (Trees Kalim)
  15. Whitmore, T. C. et al., eds. Tree flora of Indonesia, Check list for Sulawesi. (Trees Sulaw)
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21399. Accessed 21 June 2018.