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Taxon: Kunzea ericoides (A. Rich.) Joy Thomps.

Genus: Kunzea
Family: Myrtaceae subfamily: Myrtoideae tribe: Leptospermeae
Nomen number: 403640
Place of publication: Telopea 2:379. 1983
Name verified on: 11-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • burgan   (Source: Econ Pl Aust ) – English
  • white teatree   (Source: Websters Dict [as Leptospermum ericoides]) – English

Distributional range:

    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland [s.e.], Victoria
    New Zealand: New Zealand - North Island, South Island


  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand. accepts in vol. 4.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= Leptospermum ericoides].


Check other web resources for Kunzea ericoides (A. Rich.) Joy Thomps.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google 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].
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