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Common name

English: Box Myrtle

Mandarin: 毛杨梅 (mao yang mei)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2515)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2414)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2045)

      Order: Myricales (6)

        Family: Myricaceae (6) (family description)

          Genus: Myrica (1)

           Epithet: esculenta Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don (4)

esculenta => edible, fit for human food

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Myrica esculenta at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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