1.[Botany] crape myrtle
- All through life that piece of crape had hung between him and the world: it had separated him from cheerful brotherhood and woman’s love
- Myrtle gave a brittle laugh.
- the leaves of the myrtle and olive trees waved and rustled in the wind
- Around in the crevices of the rocks grew a few dwarf oaks and thick bushes of myrtles