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broad leaf paperbark, broad leaf tea-tree
Melaleuca viridiflora
Melaleuca viridiflora (Flower)

Melaleuca viridifolia (Yellow)

Photo courtesy of Keith Townsend
Melaleuca viridiflora (Leaf)

Melaleuca viridiflora (Form)

Melaleuca viridiflora (Branch)

Plant Family :Myrtaceae
Plant Form :tree
Growth Habit :Small erect or straggly tree 3-10m tall.
Fruiting Season :May to September.
Description :Infusion from leaves drunk, inhaled or used as a bath to treat coughs, colds, congeston, headache, fever and influenza, source of nectar for bees and birds. Trunk contains slightly salty water which may be tapped.
Distribution :Common local species. Across northern Australia, along streams, in swampy areas and in dense stands in open woodlands.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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