Myrica cerifera L., Myricaceae

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Common name: Wax-myrtle.

Voucher: Kostadinov 050, (URV)

Brief description: An aromatic low or tall, dioecious shrub to 10 m. Leaves are evergreen, oblanceolate to lanceolate, simple, alternate, entire, with more or less persistent glands on the lower leaf surface, margins entire or with a few sharp teeth distally. Flowers are unisexual, in catkins, in axils of the old leaves, the staminate are ovoid, the pistillate -- linear . Fruits are a glabrous, wax-coated achene/drupelet. 

Campus data: Frequently cultivated everywhere on campus.