A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus acies
Brooker, Nuytsia 1(3): 245 (1972).
- TYPE: Western Australia, On Woolbernup, a rocky hill in the Fitzgerald River Reserve between Bremer Bay and Hopetoun, Western Australia (34º02'S, 119º41'E), 4 Aug. 1970, M.I.H. Brooker 2725 (holo PERTH, iso CANB, K, MEL, NSW).
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey. Pith glands present; Bark glands
present. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate, falcate,
entire, dull grey green, sessile. Adult leaves opposite, lanceolate or broad
lanceolate, falcate or not falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, green,
coriaceous, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral
veins prominent, acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered. Peduncles broadly flattened.
Flowers: Buds clavate, pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to
anthesis. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium,
narrower than hypanthium; smooth, or ribbed. Hypanthium ribbed. Flowers white,
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical or campanulate. Disc flat or raised.
Valves rim-level. Chaff cuboid.