Myristica

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Myristica
Myristica fragrans - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-097.jpg
Myristica fragrans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Myristicaceae
Genus: Myristica
Gronov.[1]
Species

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Myristica is a genus of trees of which the most important commercial species is Myristica fragrans, the main source of the spices nutmeg and mace.

Taxonomy[edit]

Selected Myristica species:[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  2. ^ GRIN. "Species in GRIN for genus Myristica". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Retrieved March 10, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Name - Myristica Gronov. subordinate taxa". Tropicos. St. Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved March 10, 2010.