Lagerstroemia microcarpa

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Lagerstroemia microcarpa
Leaves of L microcarpa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Lythraceae
Genus: Lagerstroemia
Species: L. microcarpa
Binomial name
Lagerstroemia microcarpa

Lagerstroemia microcarpa is an endemic tree of the Western Ghats. Known as "Nude Lady of the Forest" for its soft and smooth bark resembling the thigh of women.

Lagerstroemia microcarpa tree
Bark of L.microcarpa

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lagerstroemia microcarpa Wt. - LYTHRACEAE". biotik.org. Retrieved 30 August 2012.