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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub to 6 m or small tree unusually up to 20 m with typically layered papery bark.
    Leaves
    Leaves scattered, ovate-lanceolate, 0.4–2.5 cm long, 2–6 mm wide, acute with a pungent point, often twisted and concave above, 15–30-veined.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence few–many-flowered, dense, sometimes leafy; upper axillary, terminal or subterminal spikes with flowers single or in threes.
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes with pungent points.
    Corolla
    Petals white, 1–2 mm long.
    Stamens
    Staminal bundles white with claw 3–4 mm long and 13–26 filaments.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Queensland

    Melaleuca styphelioides Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    27100.000

    First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 3: 275 (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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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