Thursday, January 28, 2010

The myrtle and the absence of sleep


The myrtle is a tree of few height which scientific name is blepharocalyx tweediel and that due to his size often is confused like a shrub; as principal characteristics that it is possible to notice to a trunk of a small thickness that he arranges a very hard crust in addition to cracked.

Due to the form that his sheets have, the myrtle is very easy to identify, since these appear in the shape of spearhead with certain linear guidelines, themselves that they can have between 3 and 8 centimeters long and also a 4 millimeters small thickness as maximum. Other one of the characteristics that has the myrtle is as for the flowers as for which this one has, which appear of white color in stems axilares trifloros and significantly shorter than the sheets.

On a global scale it is one of the most well-known plants that can be in different places, being also of predilection of many of the inhabitants in certain towns due to the home-made and medicinal use that he usually give to this myrtle plant.

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