Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Leptospermum wooroonooran F.M.Bailey
Bailey, F.M. (1889) Botany of the Bellenden-Ker Expedition (in Meston: Report of the Government Scientific Expedition of Bellenden-Ker Range) : 40. Type: South Peak, Bellenden-Ker, and so far as at present known only found there.
Wurunuru Ti-Tree; Teatree; Mountain Teatree
Capsules usually 5-celled, conspicuously domed at the apex. Seeds about 2-2.5 x 0.3-0.5 mm.
Distribution and Ecology
Natural History & Notes
A very long lived tree in nature. It is sometimes cultivated for its small white flowers but needs cool and moist conditions to do well.
This plant was used in colonial medicine, leaves ad young shoots of all species reputed useful for urinary complaints. Cribb (1981).
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