Myrtus communis

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

communis

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Myrtus/Syzygium
f.

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Europe, Africa, Asia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand and North America.

Utility

Fruits are used in liquors production of, such as the Sardinian Myrtle, as spice, food and for jam production. The wood, hard, can be employed for a small objects manufacture and it's good as firewood and an excellent coal. Many folk customs in ancient. Alternative medicine, phytotherapy, homeopathy and cosmetic industry. Ornamental plant and biodiversity.

Flowering time

VI - VII

Pollen colour

Grey

Pollen

+++

Nectar

Pollen characteristic