Myrtus communis L.

 
  • Family : MYRTACEAE
    (Myrtle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JAMUN FAMILY (जामुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MYRTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Myrtus communis L.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Planted in gardens
  • Comments / notes : Sweet scented evergreen shrub up to 3m tall
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Western Asia, Mediterranean Region
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp-21. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Myrtus communis. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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