A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus ligulata
Brooker, Nuytsia 1(4): 300 (1974).
- TYPE: Western Australia, about 11/2 miles east of the beach near Cape Le Grand (33º58'S, 122º09'E), K.M. Allan 820, 15 Mar 1972 (holo PERTH, iso CANB, K, NSW)
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey. Pith glands present; Bark glands
present. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate, falcate,
entire, dull grey green, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, falcate or
not falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, green, coriaceous, concolorous;
Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, acute or
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm
Flowers: Buds clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
persisting to anthesis. Calyptra conical, 3 times as long as hypanthium, wider
than hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium striate, or ribbed. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose or ovoid. Disc depressed or flat or raised.
Valves enclosed. Chaff cuboid.