Taxon: Melaleuca cajuputi Powell

 
Genus: Melaleuca
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Melaleuceae
Nomen number: 23778
Place of publication: Pharm. Lond. Transl. 22. 1809
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 14-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Environmental: revegetator ()
  • Environmental: shade/shelter ()
  • Fuels: fuelwood ()
  • Materials: essential oils ()
  • Materials: essential oils (source of cajeput oil)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia, [Irian Jaya] Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Kalimantan, Moluccas, Sumatra] Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland (n.), Western Australia]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Blake, S. T. 1968. A revision of Melaleuca leucadendron and its allies (Myrtaceae) Contr. Queensland Herb. 1:22-27.
  2. 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. 12:865.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  10. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:126-131.
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  12. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  13. Turner, I. M. A catalogue of the vascular plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bull. Singapore vol. 47. (L Malaya)
  14. Wrigley, J. W. & M. Fagg Bottlebrushes, paperbarks and tea trees. 1993 (Bottlebrush)

Check other web resources for Melaleuca cajuputi Powell :

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

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=23778. Accessed 27 May 2018.