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Taxon: Melaleuca uncinata R. Br.

 
Genus: Melaleuca
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Melaleuceae
Nomen number: 23903
Place of publication: W. T. Aiton, Hortus kew. ed. 2, 4:414. 1812
Link to protologue:
Comment: the generic treatment and species description in Hortus kewensis is attributed to "Brown mss." so he is the author of the name fide Melbourne ICN Art. 46 Ex. 23
Name Verified on: 14-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential for agroforestry
  • Materials: potential as essential oils (for brush-fencing); potential as essential oils (for brush-fencing)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Northern Territory (s.), Queensland (s. & c.), South Australia, Victoria (n.w. & n.-c.), Western Australia]


References:

  1. Byrnes, N. B. 1985. A revision of Melaleuca L. (Myrtaceae) in northern and eastern Australia, 2 (Austrobaileya) 2:142.
  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. 12:911.
  3. Craven, L. A. et al. 2004. Taxonomic revision of the broombush complex in Western Australia (Myrtaceae, Melaleuca uncinata s.l.) Austral. Syst. Bot. 17:255-271.
  4. Green, J. W. Census of the vascular plants of Western Australia. 1985 (L WAust)
  5. Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. (F NSWales)
  6. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  7. Marchant, N. G. et al. Flora of the Perth Region. (F Perth)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Willis, J. H. A handbook to plants in Victoria. (F VictWillis)

Check other web resources for Melaleuca uncinata R. Br. :

  • 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 uncinata 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:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=23903. Accessed 14 December 2018.