Will you help me please????????

Owen Foley owenf at gil.ipswichcity.qld.gov.au
Sat Jan 6 08:37:41 EST 1996


stephen fitzgerald <stephenf at netspace.net.au> wrote:

>I live in Australia where Melaleuca is native and 
>have never heard it called Tea-tree (its most common common name is 
>paper-bark) In Australia Tea-tree (probably more correctly 'Ti-tree') is 
>Leptospermum spp. Many medicinal uses have been described for the oil of 
>this tree.

In Australia Melaleucas are very often referred to as tea trees, as are 
Leptospermum.

The plant that is grown for medicinal tea tree oil is Melaleuca alternifolia.

Owen Foley






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