Crepe Myrtle Lagerstroemia Commonly Known As Crape Myrtle Or Crepe Myrtle , Is A ...
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Description: Crepe Myrtle Lagerstroemia commonly known as Crape myrtle or Crepe myrtle , is a genus of around 50 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs native to the Indian subcontinent , southeast Asia , northern Australia and parts of Oceania , cultivated in warmer climates around the world . It is a member of the Lythraceae , which is also known as the Loosestrife family . The genus is named after the Swedish merchant Magnus von LagerstrÃ¶m , who supplied Carolus Linnaeus with plants he collected .