Мирт - fragrant evergreen tree. He has dark green, as if polished leaves, beautiful flowers. The leaves of myrtle contain essential oil, which was used to make incense. Myrtle was a sign of fame and good deeds. Myrtle wreath with roses in antiquity was a favorite wedding decoration. In ancient times myrtle was an attribute of the goddess Venus and her three maids - three graces. In the Renaissance, the evergreen myrtle began to symbolize eternal love, especially matrimonial fidelity.
Myrtle forest is in the territory of the unique national park Arrayanes on Peninsula Quetrihué (Neuquén province) and Argentina. The park covers an area of 1753 hectares. And amazing myrtle trees - 12 hectares of park, their height reaches 25 meters in height. it the only place in the worldwhere you can see so many rare trees in one park. In general, there are few places in the world where myrtle trees grow and almost always they are found in small numbers or in a single specimen. The bark of trees is very cold and smooth, has a brown color. In the spring they bloom with white beautiful flowers.Photogallery Total | 6 photos