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Melaleuca wilsonii

Melaleuca wilsonii F. Muell.

 

Violet Honey-myrtle

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMyrtalesIncludes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others
FamilyMyrtaceaeMyrtle family, include myrtle, clove, guava, feijoa, allspice, and eucalyptus
GenusMelaleucaFrom the Greek melas, “black,” and leukos, “white,” an apparent allusion to the black trunks and white branches of some species
Specieswilsonii

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Melaleuca wilsonii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Nov 2013.

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Melaleuca wilsonii (Violet Honey-myrtle)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

Melaleuca wilsonii (Violet Honey-myrtle)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA