Myrtus communis L. var. romana Mill.

See Myrtus communis L. for more details on the species and its varieties.  Romana has broadly ovate leaves mostly borne in whorls of 3-4.

Horticultural & Botanical History

For additional data see Myrtus communis L.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.695/1850].


Published Jan 18, 2010 - 03:23 PM | Last updated Jan 18, 2010 - 03:27 PM

More details about Myrtus communis L. var. romana Mill.
Family Myrtaceae
Region of origin


  • Myrtus romana Hoffmans. 
Common Name

Roman Myrtle

Name in the Camden Park Record

Myrtus communis v. broad leaved Roman

Confidence level high