myrtle family

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Noun1.myrtle family - 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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My first choice is Luma apiculata, a member of the myrtle family, which makes a beautiful specimen tree in a small garden.
VVGOOGLING a runner Guava 1.50 Lingfield The guava is a fruit that is a member of the myrtle family. It is native to Central America and northern South America, although it is now cultivated throughout the tropics and subtropics in Africa, South East Asia, Caribbean, North America and Australia.