A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus halophila
D.J. Carr & S.G.M Carr, Nuytsia 3(2): 173, Fig. 1, 2, 3 (1980).
- TYPE: Western Australia, 12.5 km NNW of Dalyup, near small salt pan (131º32'E, 34º37'S), 25 Feb 1966, A.S. George and S.G.M. Carr 7661 (holo PERTH, iso CANB, NSW)
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, grey or grey-brown or brown. Pith
glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, elliptic,
not falcate, acute or obtuse, basally tapered, dull, green, thin, concolorous;
Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, very acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds pyriform, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as
hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium or as wide as hypanthium; smooth.
Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose or ovoid. Disc depressed. Valves rim-level or
exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.