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|Noun||1.||genus Lagerstroemia - shrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers|
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Lythraceae, loosestrife family, Lythraceae - herbs and shrubs and small trees with pink or purple flowers
crape myrtle, crepe flower, crepe myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica - ornamental shrub from eastern India commonly planted in the southern United States