Prunus myrtifolia facts for kids
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Prunus myrtifolia, called the West Indies cherry or myrtle laurel cherry, is a New World species of shrubs in the rose family.
It is native to southern Mexico, Central America, South America, the West Indies, and the southeastern United States (Florida).
Prunus myrtifolia is a spineless, evergreen tree up to 12 meters (40 feet) tall, not forming clumps nor hairs. Flowers are white, formed in elongated arrays of up to 30 flowers. Fruit is dark purple, almost black, spherical or egg-shaped.
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