Broadway Arboretum

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Melaleuca elliptica Granite Bottlebrush



Location in Arboretum: Wheatbelt scrub and heath
No on Map: WSH04

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  • In the natural environment only found on granite rocks.
  • elliptica refers to the leaf shape.
  • Fantastic for birds.
  • Some pharmacological actions of ethanol extracts of M. elliptica were experimentally investigated.  It had analgesic, molluscicidal and antimicrobial activities, but lacked both antipyretic and antiinflammatory effects (1).