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Paperbark Tree
Melaleuca cajuputi

English Common Name: Paperbark, Cajuput, Tea Tree, Punk Tree

Chinese Name / 中文名: 白千层 (Bái qiān céng)

Other Local Name: Gelam, Kayu Putih (Malaysia)

Family Name: Myrtaceae (Myrtle Family)‎

Scientific Name: Melaleuca cajuputi

Synonym: No Synonym

Classification: ‎Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)‎ > ‎Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants Division)‎ > Myrtales‎ > ‎Myrtaceae (Myrtle Family)‎ > ‎Melaleuca

Origin: Indochina, Malesia, Australia

Growth Habit: Tree

Characteristic: A tree with tiny cream-yellow flowers on a long spike in the shape of a bottle-brush.

Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and moderate watering.

Uses: Traditional medicated oil.

Images Location: Johor, Malaysia

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