A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus cyanophylla
Brooker, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 101(1): 15 figs. 1, 2, 3 (1977).
- TYPE: South Australia, ca. 3 km northeast of Berri (34º15'S, 140º37'E), B. Copley 3799, 5 Aug 1972 (holo AD, iso FRI)
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, 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, broad
lanceolate, falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, dull, grey-green or glaucous,
coriaceous, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm
Flowers: Buds conical or obconical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx
calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long
as hypanthium or 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; ribbed.
Hypanthium ribbed, or rugose. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or conical. Disc depressed. Valves
rim-level. Seeds red. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid, chaff same colour as
Distribution: S.A., or N.S.W., or Vic.