Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Myrtaceae
Subfamilia: Myrtoideae
Tribus: Myrteae
Subtribus: Myrtinae
Genus: Myrtus
Species: Myrtus communis
Subspecies: Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina


Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina (L.) Nyman, Consp. Fl. Eur. 2: 245 (1879).


  • Homotypic
    • Myrtus communis var. tarentina L., Sp. Pl.: 471 (1753).
    • Myrtus tarentina (L.) Mill., Gard. Dict., ed. 8.: n.° 6 (1768).
    • Myrtus buxifolia Grimwood, Cat. Greenhouse Pl.: 25 (1783), nom. superfl.
    • Myrtus communis proles tarentina (L.) Rouy & E.G.Camus in Rouy, Fl. France 7: 155 (1901).
    • Myrtus communis f. tarentinus (L.) Cout., Fl. Portugal: 422 (1913).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Europe
    • Regional: Southwestern Europe
      • Corse, France, Portugal (introduced), Sardegna, Spain.
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Italy, Kriti (doubtful), Yugoslavia.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]