Myrtaceae tree ID

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Alok Goyal

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Apr 1, 2011, 5:06:40 AM4/1/11
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Hallo all

What is this tree. the tree most probably belongs to Myrtaceae family. 
nowadays in flowering at Chandigarh temperature 15 degree celcius minimum
a medium sized tree with greyish green leaves. younger leaves at apices are dull reddish in colour.
leaves lanceolate
bark like that of Bottle brush and leaves taste and smell like that of eucalyptus.


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shrikant ingalhalikar

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Apr 1, 2011, 7:47:10 AM4/1/11
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This is Melaleuca linearifolia, Paperback Tree originating from
Australia. Yes, it is Myrtaceae. Pls post a picture of the whole tree
in flowers, it should be beautiful. Regards, Shrikant
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Gurcharan Singh

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Apr 1, 2011, 7:59:28 AM4/1/11
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Happy to know that it flowers in Chandigarh well. I have seen lot of flowering in California, but a few trees in our College in Delhi  have never flowered in last ten years or so.


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Anil Thakur

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May 28, 2017, 1:21:34 AM5/28/17
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Dear Dr. Alok Ji

Where is this plant in Chandigarh?

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JM Garg

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May 28, 2017, 1:53:35 AM5/28/17
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JM Garg

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J.M. Garg

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Mar 24, 2018, 4:41:39 AM3/24/18
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J.M. Garg

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May 15, 2019, 8:11:10 AM5/15/19
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I think it should be Melaleuca linariifolia as per another thread by Ashutosh ji at Melaleuca linariifolia submission

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Ashutosh Sharma

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May 15, 2019, 8:19:14 AM5/15/19
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Yes Garg ji
Its Melaleuca linariifolia

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