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Waxberry is a common name for several plants and may refer to:

Gaultheria appressa, the waxberry or white waxberry, is a shrub in the family Ericaceae. The species is endemic to Australia. It has an erect or spreading habit, growing to between 0.5 and 2 metres high, and has reddish brown hairs on its stems. Leaves are 3 to 8 cm long and 1 to 3 cm wide with small teeth along the edges. Flowers appear in groups of 3 to 11 in racemes in late spring to summer. The sepals become fleshy, white and enlarged during fruit formation. The fruits are between 7 and 10 mm in diameter.

<i>Myrica pensylvanica</i> species of plant

Myrica pensylvanica, the northern bayberry, is a species of Myrica native to eastern North America, from Newfoundland west to Ontario and Ohio, and south to North Carolina. It is also classified as Morella pensylvanica.

<i>Symphoricarpos</i> genus of plants

Symphoricarpos, commonly known as the snowberry, waxberry, or ghostberry, is a small genus of about 15 species of deciduous shrubs in the honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae. With the exception of the Chinese coralberry, S. sinensis, which is indigenous to western China, all species are native to North and Central America. The name of the genus is derived from the Ancient Greek words συμφορεῖν (sumphoreîn), meaning "to bear together", and καρπός (karpós), meaning "fruit". It refers to the closely packed clusters of berries the species produce.

The name "Waxberry" is also a common mistranslation to the Chinese fruit, Yangmei (杨梅) Zhang gao or Myrica rubra.

<i>Myrica rubra</i> species of plant

Myrica rubra, also called yangmei, yamamomo, Chinese bayberry, Japanese bayberry, red bayberry, yumberry, waxberry, or Chinese strawberry is a subtropical tree grown for its sweet, crimson to dark purple-red, fruit.

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