genus Myrtus


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Noun1.genus Myrtus - type genus of the Myrtaceaegenus Myrtus - 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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For example, the species Myrtus communis is an indicator of S1, the genus Myrtus is an indicator of G1, and the family Myrtaceae is an indicator of F1.