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crape myrtlealso crepe myrtle
A deciduous shrub (Lagerstroemia indica) native to China and widely cultivated in warm regions for its showy clusters of variously colored flowers with crinkled petals.
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(Plants) an oriental lythraceous shrub, Lagerstroemia indica, cultivated in warm climates for its pink, red, or white flowers
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(or crepe′) myr`tle
a tall, ornamental Chinese shrub, Lagerstroemiaindica, of the loosestrife family, having clusters of crinkled pink, purple, or white flowers.
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|Noun||1.||crape myrtle - ornamental shrub from eastern India commonly planted in the southern United States|
genus Lagerstroemia, Lagerstroemia - shrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers
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