Slender Honey-Myrtle

Melaleuca gibbosa Labill.

This is a dense bushy shrub with egg-shapped leaves that are sessile and arranged in crowded, alternating, opposite pairs along the stem. The flowers are mauve in colour forming dense cylindrical spikes about 15 mm long, containing up to about ten pairs of flowers.

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What habitats does Melaleuca gibbosa live in?

It grows in heath in swampy areas and in scrub from sea level to approximately 1,500 m

What is the distribution of Melaleuca gibbosa?

Southern Australia, From SA Through Victoria and Tasmania

How big does Melaleuca gibbosa grow?

Can grow to around 2 metres

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