The leptospermums were called tea-trees because Captain Cook's sailors were supposed to have made tea from the leaves.
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<table style="border:1px solid;padding:2px; width:310px;" ><tr><td><a href="https://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/image/2730/"><img src="https://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/images/embed/300_0_EM0642.jpg" width="300" alt="The Coastal tea-tree - Leptospermum laevigatum" style="margin: 0 0 5px 0; border: 0px;"></a><br/><a href="https://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/image/2730/">The Coastal tea-tree - Leptospermum laevigatum</a><br />by CSIRO</td></tr></table>
The Coastal tea-tree - Leptospermum laevigatum
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