A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus paniculata
Sm., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 3: 287 (1797).
- TYPE: New South Wales, Port Jackson, D. Burton (holo LINN, iso BM). Cited as "My specimens were gathered at Port Jackson by Mr. David Burton, and I received them from Sir Joseph Bank's herbarium."
- Eucalyptus terminalis Sieber ex Benth.,
Fl. Austral. 3: 211 (1867).
- nom. nud. in syn.
Habit: Tree, Height to 30 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, "ironbark", grey-black. Branchlets
green. Pith glands present, or absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons obreniform
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, ovate, straight, entire,
glossy green to dull green, petiolate, 16 cm long, 6 mm wide. Adult leaves
disjunct, lanceolate to broad lanceolate, falcate, acute or obtuse, basally
tapered, semi-glossy, green, thick, discolorous, 815 cm long, 1.23
mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 1322 mm long.
Lateral veins prominent, acute, moderately spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal or axillary;
Umbellasters 7-flowered, regular. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to
3mm wide), 615 mm long. Pedicels terete, 27 mm long.
Flowers: Buds ovoid or fusiform (short), not glaucous or pruinose,
59 mm long, 35 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra
hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical or conical or pyriform or ovoid,
pedicellate, 45 locular, 69 mm long, 58 mm diam. Disc
depressed or flat. Valves enclosed or rim-level. Chaff dimorphic, linear and
cuboid, chaff same colour as seed.
Occurrence: Locally frequent; wet forest on deeper soils of higher
Distribution: N.S.W. N.S.W. regions North Coast, or Central Coast, or