Melaleuca tuberculata arenaria (C.A.Gardner) Craven (1999:911)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Melaleuca arenaria C.A.Gardner in J. Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 9(2): 104 (1923)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1923 (Silcock et al., 2019:SM:16)

Since rediscovered (Buehrig & Hooper, 1993:44)



Western Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










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Buehrig, Rob and Hooper, Kate. (1993). Gardener's World. Landscope 9(2): 41-45.

Craven, L. A. and Lepschi, B. J. (1999). Enumeration of the species and infraspecific taxa of Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) occurring in Australia and Tasmania. Australian Systematic Botany 12(6): 819-928.

Hnatiuk, R. J. (1990). Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series 11: 1-650.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Silcock, Jen L., Field, Ashley R., Walsh, Neville G. and Fensham, Roderick J. (2019). To name those lost: assessing extinction likelihood in the Australian vascular flora. Oryx 54(2): 167-177. [Supplementary Material]

Wrigley J. W. and Fagg M. (1993). Bottlebrushes, paperbarks and tea trees, and all other species in the Leptospermum alliance. Sydney: Angus and Robertson.


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