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(Adambea glabra, Adambea hirsuta, Lagerstroemia augusta, Lagerstroemia flos-reginae, Lagerstroemia hirsuta, Lagerstroemia macrocarpa, Lagerstroemia major, Lagerstroemia minor, Lagerstroemia munchausia, Lagerstroemia plicifolia, Lagerstroemia reginae, Munchausia ovata, Munchausia speciosa, Murtughas hirsuta, Murtughas speciosa, Sotularia malabarica)
Common names: Queens crape myrtle
Extract from Wikipedia article: Lagerstroemia speciosa (Giant Crape-myrtle, Queen's Crape-myrtle, Banabá Plant for Philippines, or Pride of India) is a species of Lagerstroemia native to tropical southern Asia.
(Lawsonia alba, Lawsonia coccinea, Lawsonia falcata, Lawsonia falcifolia, Lawsonia purpurea, Lawsonia spinosa, Rotantha combretoides)
Common names: henna tree
Extract from Wikipedia article: Henna (Lawsonia inermis, also known as hina, the henna tree, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet) is a flowering plant and the sole species of the Lawsonia genus. The English name "henna" comes from the Arabic حِنَّاء (ALA-LC: ḥinnāʾ; pronounced [ħɪnˈnæːʔ]) or, colloquially حنا, loosely pronounced as /ħinna/.
(Granatum punicum, Punica florida, Punica grandiflora, Punica multiflora, Punica nana, Punica spinosa, Rhoea punica)
Common names: pomegranate
Extract from Wikipedia article: The pomegranate /ˈpɒmɨɡrænɨt/, botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree growing between 5 and 8 m (16–26 ft) tall. In the Northern Hemisphere, the fruit is typically in season from September to February, and in the Southern Hemisphere from March to May. As intact arils or juice, pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, meal garnishes, juice blends, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages, such as cocktails and wine.
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