Plants of The Bible (Myrtle)

Myrtle or Myrtaceae (myrtle family) grows abundantly in Ethiopia, and the North Western to Eastern Mediterranean areas. Its multiple occurrences in the Old Testament testifies its significance to the peoples of these regions

Botanical Name

Myrtle (Myrtus communis)




ባርሰነት/አደስ – Barsennet/Aduss


ሜዲቴራኒያን አካባቢ – Mediterranean



One comment on “Plants of The Bible (Myrtle)”

  1. I wonder what name its called in Yoruba language.

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