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Lagerstroemia parviflora Willd.

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Description

ROX32

In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this species as a tree native of various parts of India. It flowers during the hot season and ripens its seed in August. The drawing has been inscribed 'Received from Rodney 9th June 1791' in an unknown hand.

Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.505.

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Location

South Asia

Medium