Stiff Bottle-brush – Rigid Bottle-brush

Narrow-leaved bottlebrush
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Melaleuca linearis in the Royal National Park
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Melaleuca
M. linearis
Binomial name
Melaleuca linearis

Melaleuca linearis, commonly known as narrow-leaved bottlebrush, is a plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae and is endemic to New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. (Some Australian state herbaria continue to use the names Callistemon linearis, Callistemon pinifolius and Callistemon rigidus.) It is a medium-sized shrub with narrow leaves with a rigid point, and red flower spikes in late spring or early summer.

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