Definition of Lagerstroemia speciosa
1. Noun. Native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma; used elsewhere as an ornamental for its large showy flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Lagerstroemia, Lagerstroemia
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lagerstroemia Speciosa
Literary usage of Lagerstroemia speciosa
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)
"... DC. and lagerstroemia speciosa, Pers., the neighbouring cells are narrow, while in Sonneratia, according to Areschoug, they appear arranged in a rosette ..."
2. A Manual of Diseases of Tropical Acacias in Australia, South-east Asia and India by Kenneth M. Old (2000)
"... Azadirachta indica, Paraserianthes falcataria, Melia azedarach, Ceiba pentandra, lagerstroemia speciosa, ..."
3. Annual Report of the Director of Forestry by Philippines Bureau of Forestry (1916)
"... A. superba Bece., and other species with small, entire leaves, except Nangka, Artocarpus integra Merr.) Banaba (lagerstroemia speciosa Pers.). ..."