Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

Taxon: Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S. T. Blake

 
Genus: Melaleuca
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Melaleuceae
Nomen number: 105723
Place of publication: Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensland 69:76. 1958
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: gum/resin; wood
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Castanea 61:252. 1996); potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • Africa (s.)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Philippines

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana


References:

  1. Austin, D. F. 1996. Book Review: CRC handbook of alternative cash crops Econ. Bot. 50:25.
  2. Blake, S. T. & C. Roff The honey flora of south-eastern Queensland. (Honey F SE Queensl)
  3. Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  4. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Florida state list aquatic & wetland noxious weeds - from Department of Environmental Protection (on-line resource). (FL AquaNoxweed)
  5. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  6. Craven, L. A. & B. J. Lepschi 1999. Enumeration of the species and infraspecific taxa of Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) occurring in Australia and Tasmania Austral. Syst. Bot. 12:899.
  7. Dray, F. A., Jr. et al. 2006. Invasion history of Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S. T. Blake in Florida (Castanea) 71:210-225.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  12. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  13. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:127, 131-135.
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)
  16. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  17. Serbesoff-King, K. 2003. Melaleuca in Florida: a literature review on the taxonomy, distribution, biology, ecology, economic importance and control measures J. Aquatic Pl. Managem. 41:98-112.
  18. USDA National Agricultural Library National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). (Nat Invasive Sp Info)
  19. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  20. Wrigley, J. W. & M. Fagg Bottlebrushes, paperbarks and tea trees. 1993 (Bottlebrush)

Check other web resources for Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S. T. Blake :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Melaleuca quinquenervia cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105723. Accessed 22 October 2018.