The Eucalypts
***
Icons
of the
Australian
Bush
EucaLink         A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
Eucalyptus macrandra

Eucalyptus macrandra F. Muell. ex Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 235 (1867).
TYPE: Western Australia, Stirling Ra., G. Maxwell (syn K, isosyn NSW MEL), Salt R., G. Maxwell (syn K, isosyn NSW MEL), Phillips Ra., G. Maxwell (syn ?). Cited as "W. Australia. From the valleys S. of Stirling range to Salt River and Phillips range, Maxwell".
Eucalyptus occidentalis var. macrandra (Benth.) Maiden, J. Nat. Hist. Sci. Soc. Western Australia 3(2): 187 (1911).


Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or grey-brown 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, obtuse, basally tapered or basally rounded, dull, green, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters more than 11 flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
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 yellow, or green.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or hemispherical or ovoid. Disc flat or raised. Valves rim-level or exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

Introduction
The Eucalypt Plant
Distribution
Ecology
Evolution
Classification
The species
Identification
 
Eucalypt Links
Eucalypt Folklore
Eucalypts in Gardens
 
E-mail us