Flora of the Nilgiris

Plants from Flora of Nilgiri Biosphere (Northern Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve)
Lythraceae
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Lawsonia inermis L.

English Name : Henna, Egyptian Privet
Irula Name : Ugguru kannu soppu
Tamil Name : Marudani
Hindi Name : Mehendi
Malayalam Name : Mailanji

Habit : A deciduous shrub.

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Lagerstroemia lanceolata Wall.

English Name : Nandi Tree
Irula Name : Ventheak
Tamil Name : Vevala

Malayalam Name : Venthekku

Habit : A large deciduous tree.

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Lagerstroemia reginae Roxb.

English Name : Queen of Flowers, Pride of India

Tamil Name : Pu maruthu, Kadalai
Hindi Name : Jarul
Malayalam Name : Mani maruthu

Habit : A large sized deciduous tree.

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Lagerstroemia parviflora Roxb.

English Name : Crepe Myrtle, Crepe Flower

Tamil Name : Nari naval, Matharaa, Kadaa
Hindi Name : Sida, Bakli
Malayalam Name : Chenangi

Habit : A large deciduous tree.

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