Genus: Myrica L.

Family: Myricaceae
Genus number: 7912
Last updated: 19-Jun-2019
Accession Count: 13 (5 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a proposal for conservation (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9) sensu M. cerifera L. (non M. gale L. = Gale Duhamel) has failed

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1999. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 48. Taxon 48:367-368. Note: proposal is rejected by Committee for Spermatophyta
  2. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note:
  3. Verdcourt, B. & R. M. Polhill. 1997. (1291-1292) Proposals to conserve the names Myrica and Gale (Myricaceae) with conserved types. Taxon 46:347-348. Note: propose for conservation with M. cerifera L. as type

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Myrica
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 10 August 2020.