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Tamhan (Marathi: ताम्हण)

Lythraceae (Lythrum, or loosestrife family) » Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers.

 

la-ger-STROO-mee-uh -- named for Magnus von Lagerström, Swedish naturalist ... Dave's Botanary

spee-see-OH-suh -- showy or spectacular ... Dave's Botanary

 

commonly known as: giant crape-myrtle, pride of India, queen's crape-myrtle, queen's flower • Assamese: আজাৰ ajara • Bengali: জারুল jarul • Gujarati: જારૂલ jarul, મોટો ભોંડારો moto bhondaro, તામન taman • Hindi: जारल jaral, जरुल jarul • Kannada: ಹೊಳೆ ದಾಸವಾಳ hole dasavala, ಹೊಳೆದಚಳ್ಳ holedachalla, ಮರುವಾಚಲುಮರ maruvachalumara, ನಂದಿ nandi • Konkani: सोटुलारी sotulari • Malayalam: അടന്പു adambu, മണിമരുത് manimaruth, പൂമരുത് puumaruth • Manipuri: jarol • Marathi: जारूळ jarul, मोठा बोंडारा motha bondara, ताम्हण tamhan • Mizo: chawn-pui, thla-do • Sanskrit: क्रमुक kramuka • Tamil: கதலி kadali, பூமருது pu-marutu • Telugu: చెన్నంగి chennangi, సొగసులచెట్టు sogasulachettu, వారగోగు varagogu • Tulu: ಚಳ್ಳ challa • Urdu: جرول jarul

 

Native to: tropical southern Asia; widely cultivated

 

 

References: >Flowers of IndiaNPGS / GRIN>Wikipedia

 

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Taken on April 21, 2007