Melaleuca viridiflora Sol. ex Gaertn.

First published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 175 (1788)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is New Guinea to N. Australia. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.


Native to:

New Guinea, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia


Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms


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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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 1964 Cunningham, A. [s.n.] Australia K000793412 Unknown Type Material Yes
Henty, E.E.; Katik, P. [NGF38775] Papua New Guinea K002233887 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K004235021 Yes
Brass, L.J. [33558] Australia K004235058 Yes
Cole, M.M. [507] Australia K004235067 Yes
Hind, P. [322] Australia K004235041 Yes
Blake, S.T. [23351] Australia K004235052 Yes
Pullen [7207] K002233906 Yes
Symon, D.E. [ADW4849] Australia K004235059 Yes
Henty, E.E.; Foreman, D.B. [NGF49408] Papua New Guinea K002233902 Yes
Brass, L.J. [19000] Australia K004235057 Yes
Roff, C. [11] Australia K004235031 Yes
Cunningham, A. [255] Australia K000793410 Type Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [5514] Australia K004235017 Yes
Halliday, T.A. [TAH462] Australia K004235043 Yes
Blake, S.T. [13710] Australia K004235036 Yes
Branderhorst [173] Indonesia K002233896 Yes
Blake, S.T. [13711] Australia K004235026 Yes
Millar, A.N. [NGF35348] Papua New Guinea K002233889 Yes
Halliday, T.A. [373] Australia K004235012 Yes
Perry, R.A. [1335] Australia K004235061 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [4566] Australia K004235045 Yes
Blake, S.T. [19210] Australia K004235055 Yes
Cunningham, A. [s.n.] Australia K000793411 Type Yes
Manski, S. [s.n.] Australia K004235033 Yes
North, T.G.; Sweet, H.; Hampshire, R.; Owens, J. [1367] Australia K001925126 No
Brass, L.J. [18607] Australia K004235024 Yes
Perry, R.A. [3921] Australia K004235064 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3647] K001110721 Unknown Type Material Yes
Blake, S.T. [13710] Australia K004235050 Yes
Hyland, B.P.M. [5174] Australia K004235053 Yes
Grey, E.; White, K.J. [NGF10420] Papua New Guinea K002233885 Yes
Brass, L.J. [B2489] Australia K004235027 Yes
Womersley, J.S. [NGF46453] Papua New Guinea K002233892 Yes
Henty, E.E.; Katik, P. [NGF38787] Papua New Guinea K002233890 Yes
Scarth-Johnson, V. [1588A] Australia K004235015 Yes
Symon, D.E. [4909] Australia K004235060 Yes
Hubbard, C.E. [6523] Australia K004235028 Yes
Gilbert [s.n.] Australia K004235010 Yes
Speck, N.H. [4718] Australia K004235063 Yes
Scarth-Johnson [1452A] Australia K004235038 Yes
Blake, S.T. [23352] Australia K004235051 Yes
Clemens, M.S. [s.n.] Australia K004235022 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3647] Singapore K001110720 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cole, M.M. [519] Australia K004235066 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [4571] Australia K004235046 Yes
Webb, L.J.; Tracey, J.G. [13660] Australia K004235013 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [3309] Australia K004235018 Yes
Fosberg, F.R. [62155] Australia K004235054 Yes
Blake, S.T. [18949] Australia K004235056 Yes
Ridsdale, C.E. [NGF33529] Papua New Guinea K002233894 Yes
Jackson, M.F.C. [NGF2739] Papua New Guinea K002233904 Yes
Barlow, B.A.; Thiele, K.R. [3887] Australia K004235011 Yes
Blake, S.T. [19789] Australia K004235016 Yes
Brass, L.J. [6558] Papua New Guinea K002233884 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [4078] Australia K004235014 Yes
Ridsdale; Galore [NGF33497] Papua New Guinea K002233886 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [4383] Australia K004235048 Yes
Gillison, A. [NGF25428] Papua New Guinea K002233903 Yes
Lazarides, M. [4280] Australia K004235062 Yes
Hyland, B.P.M. [4619] Australia K004235034 Yes
Ridsdale, C.E. [NGF33525] Papua New Guinea K002233895 Yes
Brass, L.J. [5695] Papua New Guinea K002233888 Yes
Brass, L.J. [6036] Papua New Guinea K002233905 Yes
Brass, L.J. [18576] Australia K004235023 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [5235] Australia K004235019 Yes
Blake, S.T. [21782] Australia K004235037 Yes
Henty, E.E.; Katik, P. [NGF38786] Papua New Guinea K002233891 Yes
Henty, E. [NGF49677] Papua New Guinea K002233900 Yes
Brass, L.J. [2494] Australia K004235035 Yes
Powell, J.M.; Armstrong, J. [879] Australia K004235039 Yes
Speck, N.H. [1720] Australia K004235025 No
Buhmann, L.C.J. [s.n.] Australia K004235032 Yes
Halliday, T.A. [452] Australia K004235047 Yes
Jaheri [s.n.] Indonesia K002233897 Yes
Halliday, T.A. [TAH408] Australia K004235044 Yes
Haines, H.H. [152Q] Australia K004235065 Yes
Henty, E.E.; Katik, P. [NGF38775] Papua New Guinea K002233898 Yes
Cunningham, A. [254] Australia K000793409 Type Yes
Smith, L.S. [3905] Australia K004235040 Yes
Henty, E.E.; Katik, P. [NGF38786] Papua New Guinea K002233899 Yes
Brass, L.J. [8710] Papua New Guinea K002233883 Yes
Henty, E.E.; Thistlewaite, R. [NGF49522] Papua New Guinea K002233901 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [4456] Australia K004235020 Yes
Blake, S.T. [18950] Australia K004235042 Yes
P. van Royen [4870] Indonesia K002233882 Yes
Pullen, R. [7209] Papua New Guinea K002233907 Yes
Ridsdale, C.E. [NGF33578] Papua New Guinea K002233893 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [3525] Australia K004235049 Yes


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