Melaleuca L.

First published in Mant. Pl. 1: 14 (1767)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Indo-China to Australia, New Caledonia, Society Islands.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Northern Territory, Queensland, Society Is., South Australia, Sumatera, Tasmania, Thailand, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Bahamas, Belize, Benin, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Florida, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Marianas, Mexico Gulf, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Panamá, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

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.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Mant. Pl. Alt. 1: 14 (1767).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
16200.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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