HyperDic: crape_myrtle

English > 1 sense of the expression crape myrtle:
NOUNplantcrape myrtle, crepe myrtle, crepe flower, Lagerstroemia indicaornamental shrub from eastern India commonly planted in the southern United States
English > crape myrtle: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningOrnamental shrub from eastern India commonly planted in the southern United States.
Synonymscrepe myrtle, crepe flower, Lagerstroemia indica
Member ofLagerstroemia, genus Lagerstroemiashrubs or small trees of tropical Asia and Africa usually with showy white, pink, or purplish flowers
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishcrepe myrtle
Catalancrepe myrtle

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