Myrtus communis L.

Common name

English: Common Myrtle, True Myrtle

German: Brautmyrte, Gemeine Myrte

Portuguese: Mirto, Murtinho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Rosales (89)

        Family: Rosaceae (55) (family description)

          Genus: Myrtus (1)

           Epithet: communis L. (8)

communis => common, or growing in society

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Myrtus communis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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