EPPO Global Database

Lagerstroemia indica(LAEIN)

Code created in: 2002-02-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LAEIN
  • Preferred name: Lagerstroemia indica
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Himalayas, Bangladesh, Indochina (except Laos, Cambodia), China (including Taiwan).  Widely cultivated as an ornamental, in numerous cultivars. Introduced in Central Asia, India, Indochina (Laos, Cambodia), Malesia (Philippines), Korea, USA (south and east), Caribbean, Venezuela, Ecuador

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lagerstroemia chinensis Lamarck

Common names
Name Language
cannonball English
carrion tree English
crepe myrtle English
Indian crape myrtle English
June rose English
lilac of the south English
Indien-Lagerströmie German
indische Lagerströmie German
Sommerflieder German
lilas des Indes French
lilas d'été French
árbol de Júpiter Spanish
crespon rosado Spanish
crespón rosado Spanish
lagerstremia Italian
lagerstroemia Dutch
extremosa Portuguese
flor-de-merenda Portuguese
suspiro Portuguese
saru-suberi Japanese
サルスベリ Japanese
индийская сирень Russian
лагерстрёмия индийская Russian
lagerstremia indyjska Polish
lagerstrëmie Albanian
indimitre Basque
farash Bengali
индийски люляк Bulgarian
arbre de Júpiter Catalan
zǐ wēi Chinese
紫薇 Chinese
배롱나무 Korean
bae rong na mu Korean
лагерстремија Serbian