Myrtaceae – Myrtle Family

Plants in the tropical, subtropical, and especially southern hemisphere Myrtle Family (Myrtaceae) are perennial, evergreen trees and shrubs that contain aromatic essential oil and have simple, entire, and opposite or alternate leaves, flowers with usually many stamens, and fruit in the form of a capsule, nut, drupe, or berry.

Listed below are some of the Hawaiian plants in this family.