Myrtaceae Juss.
Melaleuca capitata Cheel , legitimate, scientific
Cheel, E. (1924), Notes on Melaleuca, with descriptions of two new species and a new variety. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 58: 194 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Jervis Bay, J.H. Maiden, July, 1899; R.H. Cambage (No. 4258), December, 1916; Table Mountain, Milton, R.H. Cambage (No. 4053), December, 1913; Nowra to Nerriga, J.L. Boorman, February, 1910; Currockbilly Mountain, near Braidwood, J.L. Boorman, March, 1899 and September and December, 1915."
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 167 [secondary reference]
Byrnes, N.B. (24 July 1986), A revision of Melaleuca L. (Myrtaceae) in northern and eastern Australia, 3. Austrobaileya 2(3): 269 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "New South Wales: Jervis Bay, Dec 1916, Cambage 4258 (NSW, lectotype–chosen here)."
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1991), Myrtaceae - Melaleuca to Pilidostigma. Flora of New South Wales 2: 179 [secondary reference]
Craven, L.A. & Lepschi, B.J. (21 December 1999), Enumeration of the species and infraspecific taxa of Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) occurring in Australia and Tasmania. Australian Systematic Botany 12(6): 867 APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: NSW
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2002), Melaleuca. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 2: 205 [secondary reference]