Bracelet honey myrtle
|Melaleuca armillaris foliage and flower|
(Sol. ex Gaertn.) Sm.
Melaleuca armillaris, known as the Bracelet honey myrtle, is a plant native to South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania in southeastern Australia. It also has a subspecies, Melaleuca armillaris sub. akineta, that is found in South Australia.
Melaleuca armillaris ranges from a large shrub to a small weeping tree growing to 5 metres (16 ft) in height. It has distinctive decumbent branching and twigs with narrow linear leaves 1mm wide. Flowers are arranged in cylindrical inflorescences, with conspicuous staminal claws 5-6mm long.
- K. J. Cowley, F. C. Quinn, B. A. Barlow and L. A. Craven (17 August 1990). "Contributions to a Revision of Melaleuca (Myrtaceae): 7-10". Australian Systematic Botany. doi:10.1071/SB9900165.
- New South Wales Flora Online: Melaleuca armillaris by G. Wilson, Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia.
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