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myrtaceous

(mɜːˈteɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Myrtaceae, a family of mostly tropical and subtropical trees and shrubs having oil glands in the leaves: includes eucalyptus, clove, myrtle, and guava
[C19: via New Latin from Latin myrtus myrtle, from Greek murtos]
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Myrtaceous essential oils are rich in active phytochemicals such as 1,8-cineole, a-pinene and eugenol, which display various biological activities (Reynertson et al.
In the presence of Myrtaceous trees one sees flying-fox face traces; in the presence of flying-foxes we can see the traces of dry sclerophyll woodlands and rainforests.
Attached leaves and fruits of myrtaceous affinity from the middle Eocene of Colorado.
There is a fantastic love story of the co-evolution of flying foxes and Myrtaceous trees and shrubs.
It is called a cajuput, an Australian, myrtaceous tree or shrub having lanceolate, aromatic leaves.
quinquenervia with Florida's neighboring regions by including genera that represented much of the Caribbean myrtaceous diversity.
Accession of clay and silty sediment to the site was followed by evidence for widespread forest disturbance, burning and myrtaceous swamp forest clearance at around 7800 cal BP.
A combination of factors probably contributed to this generalised relationship: the abundance of mass-flowering myrtaceous trees, aridity during past glacials which may have removed specialists from the system, and the sharing of nectar sources with bats.
Myrtle restinga is dominated by myrtaceous plants, mainly of the genera Eugenia and Myrcia, which can form small trees.
The myrtaceous tree Metrosideros polymorpha dominates all sites.