Rose myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa)
Rose myrtle (Rhodomyrtus tomentosa), a rosid species that flourishes in the forests, wetlands and coasts of Southern and Southeastern Asia.
[This research was supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (grants DEB 1208809, DEB 1442280, DBI 1458640, DBI 1547229, DBI 1523667 and DEB 1916632.]
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Credit: Miao Sun, Department of Biology, Aarhus University
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