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Common name

English: Common Myrtle, True Myrtle

German: Brautmyrte, Gemeine Myrte

Portuguese: Mirto, Murtinho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Myrtaceae (20)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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