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Noun1.Myrtus - type genus of the MyrtaceaeMyrtus - type genus of the Myrtaceae    
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, myrtle family - trees and shrubs yielding a fragrant oil
common myrtle, Myrtus communis - European shrub with white or rosy flowers followed by black berries
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The Astelia is assisted by a few other plants, -- here and there a small creeping Myrtus
###***Senecio, Ajuga, Myrtus communis, Quercus cocciferae, Iris, Betula Ornithogalum
Myrtus communis extract attenuates atherosclerosis in streptozotocin--induced diabetic rats.
It is significantly proven when essential oil from cajuput (Melaleuca leucadendron (L.) L.), myrtus (Myrtus communis L.) and winter savory (Satureja montana L.) were tested against Tobacco mosaic virus by inoculation in plant host system (70).
castaneum; Alpinia conchigera (Zingiberaceae) and Myrtus communis (Myrtaceae) acted in the opposite way [60, 80, 81].
Pistacia lentiscus, Myrtus communis, and Lonicera implexa), of which six are exclusive (e.g.