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Fam.: Myoporaceae / Mousehole Tree Fam.      

Genus:  Myoporum  BANKS & SOL. ex G.FORST.
 

Authors:
   G.FORST.:  Johann Georg Adam Forster (1754 - 1794), German botanist and revolutionist
   BANKS:  Joseph Banks (1743 - 1820), English naturalist
   SOL.:  Daniel Solander (1733 - 1782), Swedish naturalist and traveller
 

Etymology:
   Myoporum:   myo = closed, porum = pore (leaf glands)
   laetum:   pleasant
 

Myoporum laetum has been introduced from New Zealand and is often planted in Southern Europe, sometimes it runs wild. It is also called Myoporum tenuifolium, but is not identical with Myoporum tenuifolium G.FORST which occurs in the Loyalty Islands (New Caledonia).

 

Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Rhodos Kattavia 1.4.2019
Fig. 1:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Rhodos, Kattavia 1.4.2019
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Rhodos Kattavia 1.4.2019
Fig. 2:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Rhodos, Kattavia 1.4.2019
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Rhodos Kattavia 1.4.2019
Fig. 3:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Rhodos, Kattavia 1.4.2019
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Rhodos Kattavia 1.4.2019
Fig. 4:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Rhodos, Kattavia 1.4.2019
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Rhodos Kattavia 1.4.2019
Fig. 5:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Rhodos, Kattavia 1.4.2019
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Rhodos Kattavia 1.4.2019
Fig. 6:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Rhodos, Kattavia 1.4.2019
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Rhodos Kattavia 1.4.2019
Fig. 7:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Rhodos, Kattavia 1.4.2019
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Crete Palecastro 9.4.2015
Fig. 8:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Crete, Palecastro 9.4.2015
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Crete Palecastro 9.4.2015
Fig. 9:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Crete, Palecastro 9.4.2015
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Crete Palecastro 9.4.2015
Fig. 10:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Crete, Palecastro 9.4.2015
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Crete Palecastro 9.4.2015
Fig. 11:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Crete, Palecastro 9.4.2015
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Crete Palecastro 9.4.2015
Fig. 12:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Crete, Palecastro 9.4.2015
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Crete Palecastro 9.4.2015
Fig. 13:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Crete, Palecastro 9.4.2015
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Majorca Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Fig. 14:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Majorca, Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Majorca Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Fig. 15:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Majorca, Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Majorca Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Fig. 16:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Majorca, Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Majorca Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Fig. 17:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Majorca, Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum, Majorca Cala Pi 8.4.2012
Fig. 18:  Myoporum laetum / Mousehole Tree, Coast Myoporum
Majorca, Cala Pi 8.4.2012

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