Purple-collared Woodstar in Wikipedia

The Purple-collared Woodstar (Myrtis fanny) is a species of bird in the hummingbird family, Trochilidae. It is found in Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.

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Myrtis in Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1898)

(Μύρτις). A lyric poetess of Anthedon, in Boeotia, who is said to have been the teacher of Pindar, to which there is an allusion in an extant fragment of Corinna (Anthol. Pal. ix. 26). See Pindarus.

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