Origin of myrica
Examples from the Web for myrica
Wax candles have been made from the seeds of Myrica macrocarpa in Colombia, and also from vegetable wax in Java.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
Myrica Gale, which I had not before met with in Westbothnia, grew sparingly in the marshes.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
The berries of the Myrica angustifolia, latifolia, as well as the cerifera, afford abundance of wax.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The Myrica (“Gale” or bog-myrtle) is very abundant, and a useful preventive against the moth if placed in wardrobes or drawers.Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood|J. Conway Walter
It is prepared by distilling rum from the leaves of Myrica acris (called Bayberry in America).