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Melaleuca squamea Labill.
Swamp Honeymyrtle
A beautiful plant from Tasmania.

  Melaleuca squamea Melaleuca squamea
   
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers  
  Location:Road to Scott's Peak Dam, Tasmania Location:Hartz Mountains, Tasmania  
  GPS coordinates:42˚53.3830S, 14622.6580E GPS coordinates:43˚12.9505S, 14646.1780E  
  Date of photo:6 January 2016 Date of photo:4 January 2010  
  Field No.:3818 Field No.:U999
       
  Melaleuca squamea Melaleuca squamea  
   
  Description:Plant Description:Plant  
  Location:Hartz Mountains, Tasmania Location:Hartz Mountains, Tasmania  
  GPS coordinates:43˚12.9505S, 14646.1780E GPS coordinates:43˚12.9505S, 14646.1780E  
  Date of photo:4 January 2010 Date of photo:4 January 2010  
  Field No.:U999 Field No.:U999  
       
  Melaleuca squamea Melaleuca squamea  
   
  Description:Plant Description:Flowers and leaves  
  Location:Road to Scott's Peak Dam, Tasmania Location:Road to Scott's Peak Dam, Tasmania  
  GPS coordinates:42˚53.3830S, 14622.6580E GPS coordinates:42˚53.3830S, 14622.6580E  
  Date of photo:6 January 2016 Date of photo:6 January 2016  
  Field No.:3818 Field No.:3818  
       
  Melaleuca squamea Melaleuca squamea  
   
  Description:Plant Description:Plant - white flowered form  
  Location:Hartz Mountains, Tasmania Location:Hartz Mountains, Tasmania  
  GPS coordinates:43˚12.9505S, 14646.1780E GPS coordinates:43˚12.9505S, 14646.1780E  
  Date of photo:6 January 2013 Date of photo:6 January 2013  
  Field No.:1838 Field No.:1838  
       

 

References (accessed 3 February 2018):

Craven, L.A. & Lepschi, B.J. (1999), Enumeration of the species and infraspecific taxa of Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) occurring in Australia and Tasmania.
Australian Systematic Botany 12(6):
904-905


http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/MYRTS/sMelaleuca_squamea.htm

Launceston Field Naturalists Club (2008),Flowers and Plants of Tasmania, 4th Edition

http://saseedbank.com.au/species_information.php?rid=2888

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Melaleuca squamea