A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus gardneri
Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 7: 53, plate 254, fig. 5 (1924).
- TYPE: Western Australia, near Bendering (257 miles from Perth on the Narrogin - Narembeen line),... (C.A. Gardner, No. 1239, 6th February 1922)." holo NSW.
- Eucalyptus occidentalis var. oxymitra ex Maiden,
Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 4: 193 (1919).
- nom. nud. in syn.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or brown. 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, lanceolate,
not falcate, acute or obtuse, basally tapered, dull, grey-green or glaucous or
yellow-green, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled.
Lateral veins obscure, acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide)
or broadly flattened.
Flowers: Buds rostrate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra elongate acute or rostrate, 3 times as long as
hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream, or
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or pyriform. Disc depressed. Valves
rim-level or exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.