Giant Crape-myrtle, Queens Crape-myrtle, Banabá Plant, Pride of India
Lagerstroemia macrocarpa Wall
Tropical terrain, INDIA
Seed Collection period
Long Lived (1-2 years)
Evergreen, Ornamental, medicinal
Seed Counts per KG
Lagerstroemia speciosa a medium-sized to large deciduous tree with a rounded crown, distributed more or less throughout India, especially in Assam, Bengal and Deccan Peninsula. Bark smooth, greyish, exfoliating in irregular flakes; leaves oblong-lanceolate or ellpitic; flowers in large panicles, mauve to purple; capsule ellipsoid or sub-globose; seeds pale brown.