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Myrsinaceae:

The Myrsinaceae family contains 30 genera and 1,000 species

Systematics: Stamen equal in number to the petals. Stamen opposite the petals. Leaves are evergreen, simple and alternate. Flowers are bisexual and actinomorphic (able to be divided like a pie - symmetrical). Ovary usually superior.

Specimens List

Hilo Holly (Ardisia crenata)

Is a toxic plant that grows commonly on the Islands of Hawaii.


Scarlet pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis)

The flowers close when atmospheric pressure decreases and bad weather is approaching.

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