What Is a Myrtle?

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Myrtle refers to any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus.
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myr·tle
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NOUN
1.
any plant of the genus Myrtus, especially M. communis, a shrub of southern Europe having evergreen leaves, fragrant white flowers, and aromatic berries: anciently held sacred to Venus and used as an emblem of love.
2.
any of certain unrelated plants, as the periwinkle, Vinca minor, and California laurel, Umbellularia californica.
3.
the hard, golden-brown wood of the California laurel.
4.
dark green with bluish tinge.
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Myrtle are evergreen shrubs in the genus Myrtus, are members of the Myrtaceae family. These plants grow to about 16.5 feet high, have thick and lustrous leaves, solitary white flowers, have purplish black fruits, and are used as an antiseptic and tonic.
A myrtle is an aromatic evergreen blossoming shrub that is native to southern Europe. It is in the genus myrtus and found mainly in the Mediterranean regions. This tree is grown for decorative and medicinal purposes.
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