A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus koolpinensis
Brooker & C.R. Dunlop, Austral. For. Res. 8: 214 (1978).
- TYPE: Northern Territory, Koolpin Creek Gorge road, between South Alligator River and Gorge, M.I.H. Brooker 5348, 29 Sep 1976 (holo FRI, iso DNA, NSW, K)
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, fibrous-flaky with whitish patches
("box"), grey, grey-brown. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, ovate or
orbiculate, not falcate, rounded or retuse, basally attenuate, dull, grey-green
or glaucous, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled.
Lateral veins prominent, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters
7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds cylindrical or conical, glaucous. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra conical or rostrate, 2 times as long as hypanthium, as
wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits urceolate or campanulate. Disc depressed or flat.
Valves rim-level or exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.