Definition of Lagerstroemia
1. Noun. Shrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Family Lythraceae, Loosestrife Family, Lythraceae
Member holonyms: Crape Myrtle, Crepe Flower, Crepe Myrtle, Lagerstroemia Indica, Lagerstroemia Speciosa, Pride-of-india, Queen's Crape Myrtle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lagerstroemia
Literary usage of Lagerstroemia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"(papillae here short and pectinate, and serving as centres for the cuticular striation), as well as in lagerstroemia hypoleuca, Kurz, L. lanceolata, Wall, ..."
2. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"lagerstroemia piriformis Koehne in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 4 (1883) 32; Pflanzenreich 17 (1903) 267. lagerstroemia. ..."
3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"lagerstroemia Indica, L. ovalifolia. Distribution. ... Subsequently I received from Professor McAlpine an Uncinula on lagerstroemia ..."