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Descriptor English: Melaleuca
Descriptor Spanish: Melaleuca
Descriptor Portuguese: Melaleuca
Descriptor French: Melaleuca
Entry term(s): Cajuput
Cajuputs
Melaleuca alternifolia
Melaleuca alternifolias
Melaleuca cajuputi
Melaleuca cajuputus
Melaleuca leucadendra
Melaleuca leucadendras
Melaleuca vindifolia
Melaleuca vindifolias
Melaleucas
Niaouli
Niaoulus
alternifolias, Melaleuca
cajuputi, Melaleuca
leucadendra, Melaleuca
vindifolias, Melaleuca
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.773.745
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36978
Unique ID: D031650
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Melaleuca - Preferred
Concept UI M0398538
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.
Preferred term Melaleuca
Entry term(s) Melaleucas
Melaleuca vindifolia - Narrower
Concept UI M0398539
Preferred term Melaleuca vindifolia
Entry term(s) Melaleuca vindifolias
Niaouli
Niaoulus
vindifolias, Melaleuca
Melaleuca cajuputi - Narrower
Concept UI M0398541
Preferred term Melaleuca cajuputi
Entry term(s) Cajuput
Cajuputs
Melaleuca cajuputus
cajuputi, Melaleuca
Melaleuca alternifolia - Narrower
Concept UI M0398540
Preferred term Melaleuca alternifolia
Entry term(s) Melaleuca alternifolias
alternifolias, Melaleuca
Melaleuca leucadendra - Narrower
Concept UI M0398542
Preferred term Melaleuca leucadendra
Entry term(s) Melaleuca leucadendras
leucadendra, Melaleuca



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