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Melaleuca MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Melaleuca
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.773.745
Unique ID
D031650
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031650
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family MYRTACEAE. M. alternifolia foliage is a source of TEA TREE OIL. The common name of tea tree also refers to LEPTOSPERMUM or KUNZEA. M. vindifolia is a source of niaouli oil. M. cajuputi and M. leucadendra are sources of cajuput oil.
Entry Term(s)
Cajuput
Melaleuca alternifolia
Melaleuca cajuputi
Melaleuca leucadendra
Melaleuca vindifolia
Niaouli
Registry Number
txid164925
Related Numbers
txid109355
txid164405
txid164936
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Melaleuca Preferred
Melaleuca vindifolia Narrower
Melaleuca cajuputi Narrower
Melaleuca alternifolia Narrower
Melaleuca leucadendra Narrower
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