Examples of the types of errors found on the herbarium specimens examined, a Misidentification: Melaleuca salicina misidentified as Callistemon pallidus b Improved identification: Callistemon sp. was further identified as Melaleuca rugulosa c Synonymy: Callistemon rigidus is a synonym of C. linearis but is currently accepted as Melaleuca linearis var. linearis, and d unresolved taxonomy: prior to 1968, Melaleuca quinquenervia, along with several other broad-leaved species were included under M. leucadendra sensu lato.

  Part of: Jacobs LEO, Richardson DM, Lepschi BJ, Wilson JRU (2017) Quantifying errors and omissions in alien species lists: The introduction status of Melaleuca species in South Africa as a case study. NeoBiota 32: 89-105. https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.32.9842