A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus brockwayi
C. Gardner, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 27: 185 (1942).
- TYPE: Western Australia, Coolgardie district, near Norseman, G.E. Brockway & C.A. Gardner 5598, 15 Dec 1940 (holo PERTH).
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white or grey or salmon or orange or
red-brown. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow
lanceolate or lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate or acute, basally tapered,
glossy, green, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled.
Lateral veins obscure, acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered to more than 11 flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened
or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as
hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white,
or cream, or yellow.
Fruits: Fruits globose. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed or rim-level.
Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.