Melaleuca wilsonii F.Muell.

Wilson's Honey-myrtle

Wide-spreading shrub to 1.5 m tall. Leaves decussate, linear-lanceolate, 8-15 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, acuminate, acute, nerves 3 but faint and on lower oil-dotted surface only, stalkless. Flowers in lateral clusters of 2-5 on a short stalk; spring. Stamen bundles of 7-15 stamens, pale to dark pink; claw 6 mm long, free part of filaments 3-4 mm long. Fruit capsule corky, with persistent pointed sepals on the rim.

SA, Vic.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Myrtaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Myrtales
family       Myrtaceae
genus        Melaleuca L.