Taxon profile


Myrica L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fagales »  family Myricaceae

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

species Myrica gale L. - Bog-myrtle

Myrica gale

species Myrica hartwegii S. Wats. - Sierra Bayberry
species Myrica pavonis C. DC.

Fossil taxa

species Myrica ceriferiformis Kownas
Tertiary: Miocene
species Myrica ceriferiformoides Bůžek & Holý
species Myrica cestmiri Holý
Tertiary: Miocene
species Myrica hudibra Holý
Tertiary: Miocene
species Myrica integerrima Kräusel & Weyland
species Myrica lignitum (Ung.) Sap.
Tertiary: Upper Miocene

Myrica lignitum

species Myrica pseudointegerrima Weyland & Kilpper
Tertiary: Miocene

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Myrica L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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