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Lagerstroemia indica VS. speciosa

That is the difference in the foliage and flowers between Lagerstroemia indica and L. speciosa

They are trees native to tropical Asia.

Left: Lagerstroemia indica - Crape myrtle

Right: Lagerstroemia speciosa - Queen's Crape myrtle, or Pride of India

 

The size is a matter!

indica is a large shrub.

speciosa - magnificent tree.

 

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Taken on February 3, 2009