rose myrtle
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Rhodomyrtus

Other System Links

Plants: RHTO10
GRIN: 31664
ITIS: 504752
NPDN Host: 34675

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
downy myrtle, downy rosemyrtle, isenberg bush


Category: Hardwood Trees
Category: Shrub or Subshrub