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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
Name verified on: 14-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Dec-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL*, FL*, MAª, NCª, OKª, SCª, TXª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production   (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Materials: essential oils   (source of niaouli or gomen oil, substitute of cajeput oil fide Pl Res SEAs 19:127. 1999)
  • Materials: gum/resin   (source of niaouli or gomen oil, substitute of cajeput oil fide Pl Res SEAs 19:127. 1999)
  • Materials: wood   (source of niaouli or gomen oil, substitute of cajeput oil fide Pl Res SEAs 19:127. 1999)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Rep NCEPPC; Castanea 61:252. 1996; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • 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

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

More:

Synonyms:


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 Database 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.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?105723 (01 October 2014)

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