Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Myrtaceae — several fruit producing trees and shrubs of South America.

Etymologies

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From New Latin Myrciaria, alteration of Latin myrtus ("myrtle").

Examples

  • The waters edge is sometimes dominated by shrubs of the camu-camu fruit (Myrciaria dubia) that not only survive the long flood season, but seem to flourish.

    Iquitos varzea

  • “Nutritional Composition and Vitamin C Stability in Stored Camu-camu Myrciaria Dubia Pulp.”

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