A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus pendens
Brooker, Nuytsia 1(3): 243 (1972).
- TYPE: Western Australia, At 125 mile peg north of Perth on highway between Gingin and Badgingarra (30º14'S, 115º28'E), M.I.H. Brooker 1949, 23 Jul 1969 (holo PERTH, iso CANB, K, PERTH).
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or pink. 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 or thick,
concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure,
very acute or acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles terete or narrowly flattened or angular (to
Flowers: Buds clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
persisting to anthesis. Calyptra hemispherical, 1 times as long as hypanthium or
2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth, or ribbed, or
verrucose. Hypanthium striate and verrucose. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or ovoid. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed.