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sometimes spelled crape sometimes spelled crepe this is what wiki says: Lagerstroemia ( /ˌleɪɡərˈstriːmiə/), 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 Lagerström, who supplied Carolus Linnaeus with plants he collected.
Spotted on Jun 26, 2011 Submitted on Jun 26, 2011