Myrtus
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Myrtus

Myrtle berry
myrtle

Hierarchical position of the Genus Myrtus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   SuperOrdo  Myrtanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 295. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Myrtales Rchb.
pub. Bot. Damen: 475. 1828.
  
   Subordo  Myrtineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 616, 617, 1092, 1128. Jun 1835.
  
   Familia  Myrtaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 322. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Myrtles
  
   Subfamilia  Myrtoideae Sweet
pub. Fl. Australas.: ad t. 10. 1 Aug 1827.
  
   Tribus  Myrteae DC.
pub. Linnaea 2: 504. Jul 1827.
  
   Genus  Myrtus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: myrtus
  

Named members of the Genus Myrtus

1
   Species  axillaris Sw.
syn. Eugenia axillaris
2
   Species  bahamensis (Kiaersk.) Urban
syn. Psidium longipes var. longipes
3
   Species  bellonis (Krug & Urban) Burret
syn. Eugenia bellonis
4
   Species  communis L.
common name: Myrtle berry, sweet myrtle, Greek myrtle
  
5
   Species  cordata Sw.
syn. Eugenia cordata var. cordata
6
   Species  glabrata Sw.
syn. Eugenia glabrata
7
   Species  ligustrina Sw.
syn. Eugenia ligustrina
8
   Species  monticola Sw.
syn. Eugenia monticola
9
   Species  procera Sw.
syn. Eugenia procera
10
   Species  splendens Sw.
syn. Myrcia splendens
11
   Species  verrucosa Berg
syn. Psidium longipes var. longipes
12
   Species  zuzygium L.
syn. Calyptranthes zuzygium

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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