myrtus communis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Enlarge picture
myrtle

myrtle

A small shrubby tree that grows to 15 ft (5m) with simple pointy oval leaves with 5 petal flowers that are usually white. Blue-black berries (sometimes orange-yellow) with usually 3 seeds. Contains pleasant smelling oil used to treat sinus problems, bronchitis, colds, coughs, bad breath, herpes simplex.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
La tipificacion botanica de las mieles analizadas concuerda con los estudios realizados en el este de la Peninsula Iberica, con la presencia de los tipos polinicos Echium plantagineum, Myrtus communis, Olea europaea, Plantago coronopus, Quercus coccifera y Salvia verbenaca, junto a diversos representantes de las familias Cruciferae, Cistaceae, Compositae, Leguminosae o Vitaceae.
sylvestris, Myrtus communis, Pistacia lentiscus o Quercus coccifera (Tabla 3).
Myrtus communis (myrtle) is well known in Iran and medicinally believed to have several therapeutic properties such as antioxidant (Yadegarinia et al.
In this territory, the potential stage of the Asparago aphylli-Querceto suberis sigmetum are Asparago aphylli-Quercetum suberis (mature forest) was formed by cork oak (Quercus suber) and other tall shrubs (Arbutus unedo, Quercus coccifera, Myrtus communis, Phillyrea angustifolia and Olea europaea), which formed dense groups in the lower parts of valleys and on gentle slopes.
sylvestris, Chamaerops humilis, Myrtus communis o Asparagus aphyllus), o por Flueggea tinctoria, indicadora de la cercania de la banda de inundacion mas seca del rio.
subtilis ATCC 6633 compounds of dried leaves MIC Total activity Myrtus communis 15.
Furthermore there is also woody vegetation composed of Pinus halepensis and Quercus ilex which are mixed with a matrix of Mediterranean maquis dominated by Pistacia lentiscus, Myrtus communis, Phillyrea latifolia and Quercus calliprinos.
Elfellah MS, Akhter MH, Khan MT (1984) Anti-hyperglycaemic effect of an extract of Myrtus communis in streptozotocin-induced diabetes in mice.
Companeras: Arbutus unedo + en 12 y 8; Cistuspopulifolius + en 19 y 23; Daphne gnidium + 20 y 22; Equisetum ramosissimum + en 24 y 1 en 20; Holcus lanatus + en 4 y 7; Lathyrus sylvestris + en 4 y 24; Myrtus communis 1 en 23 y + en 24; Olea europaea var.