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Taxon: Leptospermum scoparium J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

 
Genus: Leptospermum
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Leptospermeae
Nomen number: 21827
Place of publication: Char. gen. pl. 72, t. 36, fig. 1. 1776
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of publication see New Zealand J. Bot. 51:252-263. 2013
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 40 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Phytochemistry 65:1255-1264. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, New South Wales (s.e.), Victoria (w.)]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand [Chatham Islands Territory, North Island, South Island, Stewart Island]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Douglas, M. H. et al. 2004. Essential oils from New Zealand manuka: triketone and other chemotypes of Leptospermum scoparium. Phytochemistry 65:1255-1264.
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Harden, G. J., ed. 1990-1993. Flora of New South Wales.
  6. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  9. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Thompson, J. 1989. A revision of the genus Leptospermum (Myrtaceae). Telopea 3:415.
  12. Willis, J. H. 1970-1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.

Check other web resources for Leptospermum scoparium J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Leptospermum scoparium 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21827. Accessed 20 September 2019.