Melaleuca leucadendra (Paperbark)- Tube stock

$15.00

Altitudinal range from sea level to 700 m.
Grows as a rheophyte along the creeks and rivers of northern Australia, also found in beach forest, swampy rain forest and gallery forest.

10 in stock

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Description

Stem
Bark white or pale. Dead bark layered.

Leaves
Leaf blades more than seven times as long as wide, about 11.5-17 x 0.8-2.1 cm, with five longitudinal veins more prominent than the rest. Pale papery bark usually visible on the larger twigs but not often on the leafy twigs. Young shoots and twigs clothed in white or silver, prostrate hairs.

Flowers
Inflorescences about 25-30 mm wide. Flowers usually in threes. Stamens about 10-24 mm long, +/- fused in five bundles opposite the petals. Flowers have a strong sweet odour.

Fruit
Capsules sessileglabrous, more than 4 mm diam. Cotyledons folded lengthways.

Seedlings
Cotyledons obovate, about 2-3 mm long. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade linear, narrowly elliptic or narrowly obovate; oil dots small, visible only with a lens. Seed germination time 9 to 17 days.

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