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 

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

Owen Foley

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