Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Melaleuca howeana
Myrtaceae Juss.
Melaleuca howeana 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: 192 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Lord Howe Island, E. King and J.H. Maiden, January, 1898; J.L. Boorman, May, 1920."
  • Comment: Lord Howe Island!
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): 270 [secondary reference]
Barlow, B.A. & Cowley, K.J. (1988), Contributions to a Revision of Melaleuca (Myrtaceae): 4-6. Australian Systematic Botany 1(2): 123-124 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "Lord Howe Island, Boorman s.n., 1920 (NSW)."
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 210 APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Melaleuca sp. [n/a] pro parte misapplication: Melaleuca ericifolia Sm. legitimate by Bentham, G. (5 January 1867), Orders XLVIII. Myrtaceae- LXII. Compositae. Flora Australiensis 3: 159 misapplication: Melaleuca ericifolia Sm. legitimate by Mueller, F.J.H. von (1875), Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 9(75): 77 misapplication: Melaleuca ericifolia Sm. legitimate by Oliver, W.R.B. (1917), The vegetation and flora of Lord Howe Island. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 49: 145 common name: Tea Tree [n/a]
  • APC Dist.: LHI