MYRTACEAE - Myrtle Family

Trees and shrubs with entire leaves and many stamens arising from the edge of the calyx tube.

In Cyprus three genera and at least 10 species (most introduced).


Myrtus communis - Common Myrtle

 

Several species of Eucalyptus are grown in Cyprus:

• Eucalyptus camaldulensis - River Red Gum

• Eucalyptus cornuta - Yate

• Eucalyptus gomphocephala - Black Eucalyptus

• Eucalyptus melliodora - Yellow Box

• Eucalyptus occidentalis - Flat-topped Yate

• Eucalyptus rudis - Flooded Gum

• Eucalyptus tereticornis - Forest Red Gum

• Eucalyptus torquata

 

• Psidium guajava - Guava