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Lagerstroemia regina Willd.

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Description

ROX31. In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this species as a large timber tree, native of Bengal, Malabar and other places. Roxburgh also notes that at Rangoon the timber is used to make knees for ships. This illustration is unnumbered.

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

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Location

South Asia

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