|Scientific Name||Lagerstroemia reginae Roxb.|
Bark smooth, usually grey, wood light red and hard.
In terminal panicles, mauve. Flowering from April-June.
A capsule, ellipsoid or sub globose, minutely apiculate. Seeds winged, pale brown. Fruiting from June onwards.
A large sized deciduous tree.
Timber used for ships building and furniture.
Notes: Cultivated, Plains
Mainly along the river banks up to 1000m. Native of China. Found along the Western Ghats and Assam, Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
Maharashtra: Ahmednagar, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Satara, Sindhudurg
Karnataka: Chikmagalur, Coorg, Hassan, Mysore, N. Kanara, Shimoga, S. Kanara
Tamil Nadu: All districts