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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Qinghai, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, Caroline Is., Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, Georgia, Haiti, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Korea, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Marianas, Marshall Is., Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tadzhikistan, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, Windward Is.

Lagerstroemia L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1068 (1759)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0