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Melaleuca wilsonii [Violet Honey-myrtle]

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#1 DaveO

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Posted 20 November 2015 - 05:08

Oldfield, D. 2015. Melaleuca wilsonii F. Muell. (Myrtaceae) Violet Honey-myrtle. Flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light.
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Maldon, Victoria, Australia
14 October 2015
Australian Native Wildflower as Garden Specimen

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Melaleuca wilsonii occurs from south-eastern South Australia eastwards to western and central Victoria. It is widely cultivated in temperate south-eastern Australia as a very ornamental shrub.

Visible Light: Nikon D750 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Metz 15 MS-1 flash, 1/200 s @ f/16 ISO 200, Baader UV/IR Cut Filter.
Attached Image: Melaleuca_wilsonii_Vis.jpg
Image Reference: DO61814

Ultraviolet Light: Nikon D750 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Nissin Di866 Mark II flash, 1/200s @ f/16 ISO 200, Baader UV-Pass Filter.
Attached Image: Melaleuca_wilsonii_UV.jpg
Image Reference: DO61820

Ultraviolet Induced Visible Fluorescence: Nikon D750 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens with Baader UV/IR Cut Filter, Nichia NCSU033A UV-LED with Baader UV-Pass Filter, 10.0 s @ f/16 ISO 1250.
Attached Image: Melaleuca_wilsonii_UVIVFL.jpg
Image Reference: DO61821

References:
Brophy, J.J., Craven, L.A. & Doran, J.C., Melaleucas, their botany, essential oils and uses, 2013, ACIAR, p. 389.

Published 20 November 2015

Edited by DaveO, 20 November 2015 - 05:08.