The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melaleuca

The genus Melaleuca is in the family Myrtaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melaleuca

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melaleuca acacioides F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca acuminata F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melaleuca acutifolia (Benth.) Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca adenostyla K.J.Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca adnata Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca aestuosa G.Forst. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca agathosmoides C.A.Gardner Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca alsophila A.Cunn. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca alternifolia (Maiden & Betche) Cheel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca amydra Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca apodocephala Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca apostiba K.J.Cowley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca araucarioides Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca arcana S.T.Blake Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca × arenicola S.Moore Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca argentea W.Fitzg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca armillaris (Sol. ex Gaertn.) Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca aspalathoides Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca atroviridis Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca barlowii Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca basicephala Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca beardii Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca bicolor Poir. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca biconvexa Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca bisulcata F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca blaeriifolia Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca boeophylla Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca borealis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca bracteata F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca bracteosa Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca brevifolia Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca brevisepala (J.W.Dawson) Craven & J.W.Dawson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca bromelioides Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca brongniartii Däniker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca brophyi Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca buseana (Guillaumin) Craven & J.W.Dawson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca caeca Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cajuputi Powell Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melaleuca calcicola (Barlow ex Craven) Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca calothamnoides F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca calycina R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca calyptroides Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca campanae Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca camptoclada F.C.Quinn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca capitata Cheel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cardiophylla F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca carrii Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cheelii C.T.White Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ciliosa Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca citrolens Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca clarksonii Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca clavifolia Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cliffortioides Diels Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca coccinea A.S.George Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca concinna Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca concreta F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca condylosa Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca conothamnoides C.A.Gardner Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cordata Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cornucopiae Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca coronicarpa D.A.Herb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca croxfordiae Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ctenoides F.C.Quinn Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cucullata Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca cuticularis Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca dawsonii Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca dealbata S.T.Blake Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca deanei F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca decora (Salisb.) Britten Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca decussata R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca delta Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca dempta (Barlow) Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca densa R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca densispicata Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca depauperata Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca depressa Diels Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca dichroma Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca diosmatifolia Dum.Cours. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca diosmifolia Andrews Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca dissitiflora F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca eleuterostachya F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca elliptica Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ericifolia Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca erubescens Nees Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca eulobata Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca eurystoma Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca eximia (K.J.Cowley) Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca exuvia Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca fabri Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ferruginea Craven & Cowie Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca filifolia F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca fissurata Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca fluviatilis Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca foliolosa A.Cunn. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca fulgens R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Melaleuca genialis Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca gibbosa Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca glaberrima F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca glauca Domin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca glena Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca globifera R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca glomerata F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca gnidioides Brongn. & Gris Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca grandis Fisch. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca grieveana Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca groveana Cheel & C.T.White Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca halmaturorum F.Muell. ex Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melaleuca halophila Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hamata Field. & G.A.Gardner Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hamulosa Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca haplantha Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hemisticta S.T.Blake ex Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hispida J.C.Wendl. ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hnatiukii Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hollidayi Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca holosericea Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca howeana Cheel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca huegelii Endl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca huttensis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hypericifolia Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca hypericifolia C. Sm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melaleuca idana Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca imbricata Link Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca incana R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melaleuca interioris Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca irbyana F.Muell. ex R.T.Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca johnsonii Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca keigheryi Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca kunzeoides Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca laetifica Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lanceolata Otto Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Melaleuca lara Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lasiandra F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lateralis Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lateriflora Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lateritia A.Dietr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca laxiflora Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lazaridis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lecanantha Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca leiocarpa F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca leiopyxis F.Muell. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca leptospermoides Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca leucadendra (L.) L. Accepted L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca leuropoma Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca linariifolia Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca linguiformis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca linophylla F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca longistaminea (F.Muell.) Barlow ex Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca lutea Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca macronychia Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca manglesii Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca megacephala F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca megalongensis Craven & S.M.Douglas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca micromera Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca microphylla Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca minutifolia F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca monantha (Barlow) Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca montis-zamiae Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca nanophylla Carrick Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca nematophylla F.Muell. ex Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca nervosa (Lindl.) Cheel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melaleuca nesophila F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca nodosa (Sol. ex Gaertn.) Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ochroma Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca oldfieldii F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca orbicularis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ordinifolia Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca osullivanii Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca oxyphylla Carrick Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pallescens Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pancheri (Brongn. & Gris) Craven & J.W.Dawson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca papillosa Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca parviceps Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca parvistaminea Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pauciflora Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pauperiflora F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pendulina G.Don ex Loudon Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca penicula (K.J.Cowley) Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pentagona Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca phatra Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca phoidophylla Barlow ex Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca platycalyx Diels Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca plumea Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca podiocarpa Barlow ex Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca polycephala Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pomphostoma Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca preissiana Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pritzelii (Domin) Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca procera Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca propinqua Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca protrusa Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca psammophila Diels Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pulchella R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pungens Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pustulata Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca pyramidalis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca quadrifaria F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca quercina Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S.T.Blake Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca radula Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca rhaphiophylla Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca rigidifolia Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ringens Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca ryeae Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sabrina Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca saligna Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sapientes Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca scabra R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca scalena Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sciotostyla Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sclerophylla Diels Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sculponeata Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca seriata Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sericea Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca serpentina Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sheathiana W.Fitzg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sieberi Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca similis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca societatis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sophisma Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sparsiflora Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca spathulata Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca spectabilis (Barlow ex Craven) Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sphaerodendra Craven & J.W.Dawson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melaleuca spicigera S.Moore Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca squamea Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca squamophloia (Byrnes) Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca squarrosa Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca stenostachya S.T.Blake Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca stereophloia Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca stipitata Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca stramentosa Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca striata Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca strobophylla Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca styphelioides Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca subalaris Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca suberosa (Schauer) C.A.Gardner Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca subfalcata Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca subtrigona Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca sylvana Craven & A.J.Ford Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca systena Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca tamariscina Hook. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca teretifolia Endl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca teuthidoides Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca thapsina Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca thymifolia Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca thymoides Labill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca thyoides Turcz. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca tinkeri Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca torquata Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca tortifolia Byrnes Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca trichophylla Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca trichostachya Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca trinervia Dum.Cours. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca triumphalis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca tuberculata Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Melaleuca ulicoides Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca uncinata R.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca undulata Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca uniflora Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca urceolaris F.Muell. ex Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca uxorum Craven, G.Holmes & Sankowsky Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca venusta Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca villosisepala Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca viminea Lindl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca vinnula Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca violacea Schauer Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca viridiflora Sol. ex Gaertn. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca viridiflora C.F. Gaertn. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melaleuca wilsonii F.Muell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca wonganensis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca xerophila Barlow Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca zeteticorum Craven & Lepschi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Melaleuca zonalis Craven Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 548 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melaleuca. Of these 265 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 103 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melaleuca. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 548 species names for the genus Melaleuca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 265 48.4%
Synonym 273 49.8%
Unplaced 1 0.2%
Unassessed 9 1.6%

All names

The status of the 651 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melaleuca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 276 42.4%
Synonym 365 56.1%
Unplaced 1 0.2%
Unassessed 9 1.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 548 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melaleuca, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 264 263 0 0 527 96.2%
Medium confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Low confidence 1 10 1 9 21 3.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Melaleuca is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 0 0 2 0 2 0.4%
WCSP 265 273 0 7 0 545 99.5%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.2%