Date of issue: 17 March 2015
Designer: Mary Callahan, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: McKellar Renown
Part of a series of four 'Australian Trees' stamps.
Plant: Melaleuca lanceolata
Moonah, Black Tea-tree
Variable shrub or small tree to 7m high by 3m across.
Leaves narrow-lanceolate to 1.2cm.
Creamy white flowers borne in loose spikes to 5cm long in spring and summer.
Distribution: WA, Qld, NSW, Vic, SA.