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Lagerstroemia speciosa is a fast-growing, medium-sized, deciduous, sub-canopy tree. It is produces suckers, usually grows 15 metres tall. The bole is around 60cm in diameter.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
It contains four triterpenes (1–4), eight ellagic acids (5–12), one coumarin (13) and one neolignan (14). Their structures were elucidated on the basis of various spectroscopic methods (UV, IV and NMR, including 2D experiments).
|Kannada||ಹೊಳೆ ದಾಸವಾಳ Hole dasavala|
|English||Queen Crape Myrtle, Pride of India|
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
|Type||Size||Color and composition||Stamen||More information|
|Flowering season is April - June|
|Fruiting season is April - June|
List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
A plant of the moist, lowland tropics and subtropics, where it is found at elevations up to 400 metres. It grows best in areas where annual daytime temperatures are within the range 18 - 35°c, but can tolerate 6 - 43°c.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare
- "Karnataka Medicinal Plants Volume - 2" by Dr.M. R. Gurudeva, Page No.777, Published by Divyachandra Prakashana, #45, Paapannana Tota, 1st Main road, Basaveshwara Nagara, Bengaluru.
- Biochemical Systematics and Ecology Volume 51, Pages 109-112
- Common names