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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.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

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. Note: mentions
  2. Blake, S. T. & C. Roff. 1958. The honey flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  3. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  4. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. Florida state list aquatic & wetland noxious weeds - from Department of Environmental Protection (on-line resource).
  5. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 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). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Melaleuca+quinquenervia&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  12. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 Note: mentions
  13. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 19:127, 131-135. Note: mentions
  14. Personal Care Products Council. 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).
  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).
  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). URL: http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/aquatics/melaleuca.shtml target='_blank'
  19. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  20. Wrigley, J. W. & M. Fagg. 1993. Bottlebrushes, paperbarks and tea trees Angus & Robertson, Australia.

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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105723. Accessed 27 May 2020.