EPPO Global Database

Morella cerifera(MYRCE)

Code created in: 2001-11-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MYRCE
  • Preferred name: Morella cerifera
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Wilbur


USA (Maryland to Texas), Central America, Caribbean (Puerto Rico)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Myrica cerifera Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
candleberry English
southern bayberry English (US)
southern wax myrtle English
tallow bayberry English
Wachsgagelstrauch German
Wachsmyrte German
arbre à cire French
cirier French
gale à cire French
mirica cerifera Spanish
albero della cera Italian
mirica Italian
wasgagel Dutch