Taxon: Melaleuca cajuputi Powell

 
Genus: Melaleuca
Family: Myrtaceae
  Subfamily: Myrtoideae
      Tribe: Melaleuceae
Nomen number: 23778
Place of publication: Pharm. Lond. Transl. 22. 1809
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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide Pl Res SEAs 19:126. 1999)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Pl Res SEAs 19:126. 1999)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Pl Res SEAs 19:126. 1999)
  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide Pl Res SEAs 19:126. 1999)
  • Materials: essential oils (source of cajeput oil fide Pl Res SEAs 19:126. 1999; Bottlebrush)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Kalimantan, - Java, - Moluccas, - Sumatra; Malaysia
    • Papuasia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya; Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Western Australia, - Northern Territory

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia

References:

  • Blake, S. T. 1968. A revision of Melaleuca leucadendron and its allies (Myrtaceae) Contr. Queensland Herb. 1:22-27.
  • 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.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Janick, J. & J. Simon, eds. Advances in new crops. 1990 (Adv New Crops)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:126-131.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Turner, I. M. A catalogue of the vascular plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bull. Singapore vol. 47. 1995 (L Malaya)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wrigley, J. W. & M. Fagg Bottlebrushes, paperbarks and tea trees. 1993 (Bottlebrush)

Synonyms:

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.