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L Melaleuca leucadendra (L.) L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Melaleuca (family Myrtaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 123740) with original publication details: Mant. Pl. 1: 105 1767.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cajuputi leucadendron (L.) A.Lyons Synonym L WCSP
Kajuputi leucadendron (L.) Farw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Leptospermum leucodendron (L.) J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. Synonym L WCSP
Meladendron leucocladum St.-Lag. Synonym L WCSP
Melaleuca amboinensis Gand. Synonym L WCSP
Melaleuca leucadendra var. angusta C.Rivière Synonym L WCSP
Melaleuca leucadendra var. cunninghamii F.M.Bailey Synonym L WCSP
Melaleuca leucadendra var. lancifolia F.M.Bailey Synonym L WCSP
Melaleuca leucadendra var. mimosoides (A.Cunn. ex Schauer) Cheel Synonym L WCSP
Melaleuca mimosoides A.Cunn. ex Schauer Synonym L WCSP
Melaleuca rigida Roxb. Synonym L WCSP
Metrosideros coriacea K.D.Koenig & Sims Synonym L WCSP
Myrtus alba Noronha Synonym L WCSP
Myrtus leucadendra L. Synonym L WCSP
Myrtus saligna Burm.f. Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-123740.

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