A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus brownii
Maiden & Cambage, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 47: 215 (1914).
- TYPE: Queensland, Reid River, Townsville, N. Daley 8, Dec 1912 (lecto NSW (2 sheets), here designated). Daley made several collections from different trees. This collection is reasonably complete, and bears a "Type" label affixed by Maiden. Cited as " Type from Reid River near Townsville. (N. Daley, Sept. and Dec., 1912)."
- Eucalyptus bicolor var. parviflora F. Muell. ex Benth.,
Fl. Austral. 3: 215 (1867).
- TYPE: Queensland, Burdekin river, F. Mueller, 1857 (holo K, iso NSW).
Bark: Bark persistent on trunk and larger branches, fibrous-flaky with
whitish patches ("box"), pale grey and grey (patchy), grey or grey-brown. Pith
glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, 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. Lateral veins prominent, very acute or acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal or axillary;
Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles terete or 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, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or
Fruits: Fruits conical or campanulate. Disc flat. Valves enclosed.
Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.