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1. Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (tree, shrub)  English  français     
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa is a large evergreen shrub native to Southeast Asia that has become an invasive species in other tropical and subtropical countries. Introduced to many areas as an ornamental plant, it has spread, forming large, monospecific thickets that displace native flora and fauna. Areas especially affected include Florida, Hawai‘i and French Polynesia.
Common Names: Ceylon hill gooseberry, downy myrtle, downy rose myrtle, feijoa, hill gooseberry, hill guava, Isenberg bush, myrte-groseille, rose myrtle
Synonyms: Myrtus canescens Lour., Myrtus tomentosa Aiton 1789, Rhodomyrtus parviflora Alston 1931 , Rhodomyrtus tomentosa Ait. Wight

ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland