Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Broad-leaved Tea-tree, Paperbark Tea-tree, Greenflowered Paperbark, Swamp Tea Tree, White Tea Tree
The Broad-leaved Paperbark is a large shrub small tree growing to 10 m tall. It has white, creamy brown or grey papery bark. The leaves are fairly broad for a paperbark and grow 7 cm to 18 cm long and 2 cm to 5 cm wide. The plant flowers throughout the year, mainly in winter. The flowers are cream, yellow or greenish yellow (less commonly red) and produced in spikes up to 10 cm long and 2 cm in diameter. The fruit capsules are about 5 mm in diameter.
forest, woodland, swamps and streams
The Broad-leaved Paperbark is found in northern Australia- north Queensland, northern parts of Western Australia and the northern parts of the Northern Territory. It is also found in New Guinea.
Height: 4m - 10m
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