Myrtaceae


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Related to Myrtaceae: Rubiaceae
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Noun1.Myrtaceae - trees and shrubs yielding a fragrant oil
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales - Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae; Punicaceae
myrtaceous tree - trees and shrubs
genus Myrtus, Myrtus - type genus of the Myrtaceae
genus Pimenta, Pimenta - allspice tree
Eugenia, genus Eugenia - tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood
genus Feijoa - small South American shrubs or trees
genus Jambos, Jambos - used in some classifications for rose apples (Eugenia jambos)
genus Myrciaria, Myrcia, Myrciaria - a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs of the myrtle family
genus Eucalyptus - tall trees native to the Australian region; source of timber and medicinal oils from the aromatic leaves
genus Syzygium, Syzygium - a tropical evergreen tree of the myrtle family native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere
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FAMILY NAME: Eucalyptus marginata of the Family Myrtaceae
Gelam (tea tree, cajuput) belongs to the family of Myrtaceae that can live in a variety of soil conditions, both arable land and fertile soils.
The most speciose plant families are Myrtaceae, Leguminosae, Rubiaceae, Melastomataceae, Lauraceae, and Annonaceae (Mamede et al.
As far as plants are concerned, some of the most diverse plant groups in Australia are the genera Acacia (family Fabaceae) and Banksia (Proteaceae) and eucalypts in the Myrtaceae.
Why include information and a photo of lemongrass (Cymbopogon spp), which is not in the Myrtaceae family and is not native to Australia?
These rusts are serious threats to plants belonging to the family Myrtaceae, which includes iconic Australian natives such as willow myrtle (Agonis sp.
CLOVE is an aromatic flower bud, from the myrtaceae tree family.
Hill and Johnson, while making taxonomic revisions in 1995, placed them in a new genus Corymbia, series Maculatae and section Politaria under the Family Myrtaceae.
Many species of the genus Eucalyptus from the Myrtaceae family are used in Brazilian folk medicine for the treatment of various medical conditions such as cold, flue, fever, and bronchial infections.
Dominant plant families in the area include: Lauraceae, Rubiaceae, Melastomataceae, Araliaceae, Arecaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Myrtaceae, Piperaceae and Solanaceae, and within the vascular epiphytes Orchidaceae has more than 120 species.