myrica, and pendulous lichens occurred in abundance, but grasses predominate, chiefly Airoid and Andropogons.
They saw the valuable wax-berry, (myrica cerifera), yielding its clusters of white wax-coated fruit.
Frisius appears in this legend as the maker of the map, with Mercator and myrica as the engravers.
Bayberry-tallow is greenish in color, and is obtained by boiling the berries of the bayberry, or wax myrtle (myrica cerifera).
The myrica (“Gale” or bog-myrtle) is very abundant, and a useful preventive against the moth if placed in wardrobes or drawers.
Wax candles have been made from the seeds of myrica macrocarpa in Colombia, and also from vegetable wax in Java.
myrica Gale, which I had not before met with in Westbothnia, grew sparingly in the marshes.
In nests of webworm and beaten from bushes of bayberry, myrica cerifera, along edge of pine woods (Rehn and Hebard, 1916).
The berries of the myrica angustifolia, latifolia, as well as the cerifera, afford abundance of wax.
It is prepared by distilling rum from the leaves of myrica acris (called Bayberry in America).