A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Corymbia aparrerinja
K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 453 (1995).
- TYPE: Northern Territory, Gosse Range, S.W. Macdonnell Ranges, H. Basedow, May 1925 (holo NSW 10075).
- Eucalyptus aparrerinja
(K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson) Brooker, Austral. Syst. Bot. 13: 137 (2000).
- Eucalyptus papuana var. aparrerinja Blakely,
Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 60: 154 (1936).
Habit: Tree, Height to 15 m high.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, powdery or dull, white or grey, shedding
in short ribbons or shedding in small polygonal flakes. Pith glands present;
Bark glands present. Cotyledons suborbicular.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves disjunct from node 35, lanceolate to
ovate, hispid with bristle glands only, petiolate. Intermediate leaves disjunct
early, lanceolate to elliptic, straight, entire, dull green, petiolate. Adult
leaves disjunct, linear to narrow lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate, basally
tapered, glossy, green to grey-green, thin, concolorous; Petioles narrowly
flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, acute to obtuse, closely spaced.
Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound or simple, axillary;
Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered, irregular. Peduncles terete. Pedicels
Flowers: Buds ovoid to clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx
calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra patelliform or hemispherical, as wide as
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical to ovoid, pedicellate, 3 locular. Calyptra
scar flat, 0.20.5 mm wide. Disc depressed. Seeds regular and flattened,
patelliform and ovoid, shallowly reticulate, dull to semi-glossy, red or
red-brown. Hilum terminal. Chaff linear, chaff same colour as seed.
Distribution: N.T., or Qld.