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Common name

English: Candleberry Myrtle

German: Feuerbaum

Portuguese: Faia-das-ilhas, Samouco

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Myricales (6)

        Family: Myricaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Morella (2)

            Epithet: faya (Ait.) Wilbur (1)

Synonym: Myrica faya Ait.

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green, red, yellow

External links

Check for Morella faya at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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