Micromyrtus is a genus of shrubs, in the family Myrtaceae, described as a genus in 1865.[1][2] The entire genus is endemic to Australia.[3][4]

Micromyrtus leptocalyx.jpg
Micromyrtus leptocalyx
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Chamelaucieae
Genus: Micromyrtus


The following is a list of species accepted by the Australian Plant Census as at March 2020:[5]


  1. ^ Bentham, George. 1865. Genera Plantarum 1: 700 in Latin
  2. ^ Tropicos, Micromyrtus Benth.
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)
  5. ^ "Micromyrtus". Australian Plant Census. Retrieved 20 March 2020.