Definition of Myrtus communis
1. Noun. European shrub with white or rosy flowers followed by black berries.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtus Communis
Literary usage of Myrtus communis
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1. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1857)
"(Myrtus communis.) " Instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle-tree."—Isa. ... It is the Myrtus communis of botanists, and belongs to the class ..."
2. The Scripture garden walk: comprising the botanical exposition and natural (1832)
"... Or dare profane his grief; His God forsakes his desolated heart, All " heav'n stands by and will not take his part.' MYRTLE.—Myrtus communis. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"Myrtus communis,L.— Use of the Volatile Oil in Medicine—The flowers and leaves of the common myrtle contain an essential oil, which, when freshly ..."
4. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"In Myrtus communis, for instance, two semicircular epidermal cells are contiguous ... According to Frank' the cavities in the leaf of Myrtus communis are of ..."