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Melaleuca dealbata

AuthorityS.T. Bla.
Common names
Ecocrop code7671

BRIEF DESCRIPTION A medium sized to tall tree 10-28 m in height, while the trunk may reach a diameter of 50-100 cm. The form is variable from good with a moderately straight trunk to 1/2 of the tree height to a poorly shaped shrub of 6-8 m. GROWING PERIOD Perennial. COMMON NAMES Blue-leaved paperbark, Blue paperbark, Soapy teatree, Cloudy teattree. FURTHER INF Blue-leaved paperbark can be found at elevations between sea level and 100 m. The latitudinal range in Australia is 11-25°S. The tree occurs on flats and old dune areas behind the foreshore, in swamps of rivers and on the banks of streams and waterholes.
SOURCES (M. dealbata S.T. Blake)
Boland D 1984 pp 556-559 [TEMP, KTMP, RAIN, TEXT, DRA, USE, DEP]