Melaleuca alternifolia (Maiden & Betche) Cheel

First published in J. Proc. Roy. Soc. New S. Wales 58: 195 (1924)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Queensland to NE. New South Wales. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Bown, D. (2008). The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Herbs and Their Uses. Dorling Kindersley, London.
  • Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991). Flora of New South Wales, Volume 2. New South Wales University Press, Australia.
  • Holliday, I. (2004). Melaleucas: a Field and Garden Guide, 2nd edition. Reed New Holland, Sydney.
  • Southwell, I. & Lowe, R. (1999). Tea Tree: the Genus Melaleuca. Harwood Academic Publishers, the Netherlands.
  • World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2011). Melaleuca alternifolia. Published on the internet by the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Boorman, J.L. [s.n.], New South Wales K000793546 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0