A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus calcicola
Brooker, Nuytsia 1(4): 302 (1974).
- TYPE: Western Australia, Near Cape Freycinet, Western Australia (34º07'S, 115º00'E) 18 June 1971, K.M. Allan 634 (holo PERTH, iso AD, BRI, CANB, HO, MEL, NSW).
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or green. Pith glands present; Bark
glands present. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate, falcate,
entire, dull grey green, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, falcate,
acute, oblique or basally tapered, glossy, green or grey-green, thick,
concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure,
acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds turbinate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
persisting to anthesis. Calyptra conical, 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide
as hypanthium; ribbed. Hypanthium ribbed. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose or hemispherical. Disc flat or raised. Valves
enclosed. Chaff cuboid.