A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus doratoxylon
F. Muell., Fragm. 2: 55 (1800).
- TYPE: Western Australia, Kojoneerup district, G. Maxwell (holo MEL). Cited as "In humo fertili secus rivulos a loco Kojoneerup Australiae occidentalis per plagas proximas orientem versus. Maxw."
- Eucalyptus microstoma R. Br. ex Blakely,
Key Eucalypts 325 (1934).
- nom. nud. in syn.
Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white. Pith glands absent; Bark glands
absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves opposite, narrow
lanceolate, not falcate, acute or acuminate, basally tapered, glossy, green,
thin, discolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds rostrate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra rostrate, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff
dimorphic, linear and cuboid.