Other Names Lemon-Scented Tea-tree, Swamp May, Lemon Tea-tree
Description The Olive Tea-tree is a shrub that grows to about 2 m tall. The leaves are lemon scented, obovate in shape, and grow 5 mm to 7 mm long and up to 2 mm wide. Flowers are produced in summer from December to March. Each flower is white (or pink) with 5 petals and about 1 cm in diameter. The fruit capsules are about 7 mm to 10 mm in diameter.
Habitat wet coastal heath, swampy areas
Distribution The Olive Tea-tree is found in coastal and near coastal areas of south east Queensland and north east New South Wales,