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Melaleuca armillaris [Bracelet Honey-myrtle]

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#1 DaveO

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Posted 22 November 2015 - 03:40

Oldfield, D. 2015. Melaleuca armillaris (Sol. ex Gaertn.) Sm. (Myrtaceae) Bracelet Honey-myrtle. Flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light. http://www.ultraviol...t-honey-myrtle/

Maldon, Victoria, Australia
29 October 2015
Australian Native Wildflower as Garden Specimen

Synonyms
Metrosideros armillaris Sol. ex Gaertn.
Myrtoleucodendron armillare (Sol. ex Gaertn.) Kuntze

Comment
Melaleuca armillaris is distributed from north-eastern New South Wales to eastern Victoria and Bass Strait islands. It is widely used for shelter belts and hedges.

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_armillaris_Vis.jpg
Image Reference: DO62164

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_armillaris_UV.jpg
Image Reference: DO62166

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_armillaris_UVIVFL.jpg
Image Reference: DO62167

References:
Brophy, J.J., Craven, L.A. & Doran, J.C., Melaleucas, their botany, essential oils and uses, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research ACIAR, 2013, p. 80.
Elliott, W.R. and Jones, D.L. Encyclopaedia of Australian Plants suitable for cultivation, Lothian 1993, Volume 6, p. 322.

Published 22 November 2015

Edited by DaveO, 22 November 2015 - 03:40.