Leptospermum J.R. Forst. & G.Forst.

Stamens shorter or only slightly longer than the petals Leptospermum
Capsule usually shed soon, persisting at most for a year, not hard and woody. Summit of the ovary pubescent
Ovary 8–12-locular. Capsule 7–8 mm diam., with a flat summit. Leaves obovate to narrow-elliptic, thick, 1–2 cm long, 5–7 mm wide, grey-green, obtuse or with a blunt mucro. Flowers solitary in the leaf axils, 12–15 mm diam., with two pairs of large caducous bracteoles and several smaller ones. Tall shrub or small tree with hard bark. Sand dunes near the sea. Fl. spring. Victoria Tea-tree or Coast Tea-tree Leptospermum laevigatum