A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus jimberlanica
L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill, Telopea 4(2): 208 (1991).
- TYPE: Western Australia, Jimberlana Hill, NE of norseman, K.D. Hill 599, L.A.S. Johnson & D.F. Blaxell, 6 Nov 1983 (holo NSW).
Habit: Tree, Height to 6 m high.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, glossy, 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, narrow
lanceolate to lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate or acute, basally tapered,
glossy, green, thick, concolorous, 610 cm long, 11.6 mm wide;
Petioles terete, Petioles 0.81.5 mm long. Lateral veins prominent, acute,
moderately spaced to widely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous,
11.5 mm from margin.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered, regular. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide),
0.30.4 mm long. Pedicels angular (thick), 11.5 mm long.
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose, 67 mm long,
56 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical, 2
times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth.
Fruits: Fruits turbinate to hemispherical, pedicellate, 34
locular, 45 mm long, 78 mm diam. Calyptra scar vertically raised,
0.2 mm wide. Stemonophore raised, 0.5 mm wide. Disc raised, 1 mm wide. Valves
exserted, raised at 3060 degrees. Seeds irregular, pyramidal, distinctly
reticulate, dull, yellow-brown. Hilum ventral. Chaff dimorphic, linear and
cuboid, chaff distinctly different in colour from seed.