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paperbark tea-tree, Melaleuca minutifolia

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Paperbark tea-tree, Melaleuca minutifolia


Paperbark tea-tree, Melaleuca minutifolia

The paperbark tea-tree, Melaleuca minutifolia (family Myrtaceae), is a shrubby paperbark tree with very small leaves (2.5 mm long, obovate in shape, attached directly to the stem, in two pairs of opposite rows) and white flowers. This tree is found in open woodland and may form stands in seasonally inundated depressions.

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