family Lythraceae


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Related to family Lythraceae: Myrtales, Melastomataceae
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Noun1.family Lythraceae - herbs and shrubs and small trees with pink or purple flowers
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales - Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae; Punicaceae
genus Lythrum, Lythrum - loosestrife
genus Lagerstroemia, Lagerstroemia - shrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers
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Henna (Lawsonia inermis) the 2-6 m height flowering plant, is the unique species in the genus Lawsonia in the family Lythraceae (12).
Lagerstroemia indica L belongs to family lythraceae. It is commonly known as "Crape myrtle".
The World Health Organization (WHO) has defined herbal medicines as finished labeled medicinal product that contain an active ingredient, aerial, or underground parts of the plant or other plant material or combinations.1Henna is the dried and powdered leaf ofLawsonia inermis.The plant henna (Lawsonia inermis, family Lythraceae) is a shrub that is naturally grown or cultivated from North-East Africa to India.2,3 The chemical constituents of its extract include naphthalene derivatives, quinoids, beta sitosterol, flavonoids and gallic acid.4 Henna is very popular in many countries especially in Middle East and South Asia; it is part of the culture and traditions in these countries and widely used in body art to dye skin, hair and fingernails.