|Latin Name :||Backhousia citriodora|
|English Name :||Lemon Myrtle|
|French Name :||Myrte citronné|
History and Origin
Lemon Myrtle is a tree that grows in the Australian rainforest. Its leaves are glossy green and its white flowers grow at the end of the branches. Its Latin name comes from the botanist who discovered it, James Backhouse and from the smell emanating from its leaves.