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Lagerstroemia parviflora

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Lagerstroemia parviflora is a large, deciduous tree that can grow 30 metres or more tall. The bole can be up to 70cm in diameter. The tree is valued for its timber, which is one of the best found in the mixed forests of India and is also harvested from the wild as a source of tannins.

Uses

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Parts Used

Bark, Gum.

Chemical Composition

[2]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Chanangi
Hindi Dhaura
Malayalam Ventekku
Tamil Chenangi
Telugu Chinangi
Marathi Lende
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit
English Small Flowered Crape Myrtle


Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Deciduous tree

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[3]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

A plant of tropical areas, where it is found at elevations up to 1,000 metres. It grows best in areas where the mean minimum temperature does not fall below 20°c, and the mean maximum is no higher than 35°c, though it can tolerate a low down to 4°c and maximum to 47°c[4]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Deciduous forests, Mixed forests.

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References

  1. Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
  2. [Chemistry]
  3. [Morphology"]
  4. Cultivation

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