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Melaleuka

Melaleuca

by kimbro
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Melaleuca is a genus of plants in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. The best-accepted common name for Melaleuca is simply melaleuca; however most of the larger species are also known as paperbarks, and the smaller types as honey myrtles and bottlebrush. They are also sometimes referred to as punk trees. The flowers are produced in dense clusters along the stems, each flower with fine small petals and a tight bundle of stamens; flower colour varies from white to pink, red, pale yellow or greenish. The fruit is a small capsule containing numerous minute seeds. Depending on the species they grow from […]