Melaleuca neglecta has for some now been redescribed as Melaleuca brevifolia and is commonly known as 'mallee honey myrtle'. This species is a semi dense compact shrub from 2 - 3 metres with white flowers in Spring. This is a hardy species well suited for lower rainfall areas and in areas prone to periodic inundation.
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
These maps are provided by, and are used with the permission of, Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)