Lagerstroemia duperreana Pierre. ex Gagnep

Kannada Name : -
Common Name : Thorel's crepe myrtle
Family Name : Lythraceae
Scientific Name : Lagerstroemia duperreana
Species Type : Exotic
Phenology : Deciduous
Conservation Status : Not known
Flowering Period : July - September
Fruiting Period : None
Origin : Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam




Deciduous trees 25‐30 m tall. Branches terete, glabrous. Leaves simple, oblong-ovate, glabrous, base obtuse or rounded, apex emarginate, rounded or briefly acuminate, margin entire. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Flowers bisexual, purple or lilac with crumpled petals. The flowers fade to white. Fruit a capsule, ovoid. 1.3 cm long.