A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus cerasiformis
Brooker & Blaxell, Nuytsia 2(4): 226 fig. 4 (1978).
- TYPE: Western Australia, 164 km (by road) east of Hyden, on track to Norseman (32º14'S, 120º25'E) 3 Oct. 1975, D.F. Blaxell W75/51 (holo NSW iso AD, BRI, CANB, K, MEL, PERTH)
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey. Pith glands present; Bark glands
absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow
lanceolate, not falcate, acute or obtuse, basally tapered, glossy, grey-green,
thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds cylindrical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or hemispherical or urceolate. Disc
depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.