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Species profile—Melaleuca leucadendra (broad-leaved tea-tree)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → MyrtaceaeMelaleuca leucadendra (broad-leaved tea-tree)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Myrtaceae
Scientific name
Melaleuca leucadendra (L.) L.
Common name
broad-leaved tea-tree
WildNet taxon ID
16689
Alternate name(s)
weeping teatree
white tea tree
swamp tea tree
river cadjeput
paperbark tree
paperbark tea tree
cajeput
cajaput tree
broad-leaved tea treee
big white paperbark
weeping tea-tree
weeping river tea-tree
river tea-tree
brown tea-tree
weeping tea tree
weeping paperbark
river tea tree
paperbark
long leaved paperbark
cajupet
cadjeput
butterscotch paperbark
brown tea tree
broad leaved tea tree
broad leaved paperbark
punk tree
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=16689

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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