Melaleuca incana

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Name and publication()

Melaleuca incana R.Br., Bot. Reg. 5: t. 410 (1819).

Description()

Stalks of the fruits of the gray honeymyrtle are occasionally encountered in potpourri imported from Australia. The small, gray, woody capsules are tightly packed into a cylindrical spike, normally about 3-4 cm long.

Nativity and distribution()

Melaleuca incana is native to Victoria and Western Australia.

Family()

Myrtaceae