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  1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Melaleuca L.
      1. Melaleuca hypericifolia Sm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is New South Wales.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    A much branched aromatic evergreen shrub to 2.4 m with ± horizontal branches, narrowly elliptic opposite ± revolute leaves 2.7 cm long, 0.8–1 cm wide.
    Inflorescences
    Spikes 7.5 cm long, 4.5–5 cm wide, flowers dark pink; anthers rich purple.
    Pistil
    Style and stigma green.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Melaleuca hypericifolia Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1834 Fraser, C. [562], New Zealand Metrosideros hypericifolia K000566416
    Cheeseman, T.F. [45], New Zealand Metrosideros hypericifolia K000566424

    Bibliography

    First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 3: 279 (1797)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    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 Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
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