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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Australia.
Lophostemon confertus

[FTEA]

Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Tree 5–30 m tall, 1.3 m girth, with longitudinally furrowed stringy bark.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves in whorls of 4–5, elliptic to lanceolate, 7–17 cm long, 2–6.5 cm wide, acute to acuminate at apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers scented, in few-flowered axillary cymes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx long white-hairy; lobes narrow and acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens in 5 bundles with linear claws as long as petals.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit hemispherical to cup-shaped, 7–10 mm long, 9–12 mm wide.
Figures
Fig. 3, p. 12.

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland

Introduced into:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Hawaii, Kenya, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda

Lophostemon confertus (R.Br.) Peter G.Wilson & J.T.Waterh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 20, 2015 Brummitt, R.K. [20586], Australia K000065831
Cunningham. A. [495], Australia K000793313
Brown, R. [4816], Australia K000793312 lectotype
Cunningham. A. [259], Australia K000793314 isotype
Roe, J.S. [s.n.], Australia Melaleuca conferta K000793404

First published in Austral. J. Bot. 30: 424 (1982)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 13: 1-548. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 13: 1-548. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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