A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus salmonophloia
F. Muell., Fragm. 11: 11 (1878).
- TYPE: Western Australia, Swan R., C. Giles (lecto MEL, here designated, isolecto - K). ? Cited as "In silvis ad flumen cygnorum ejus ostium versus, F.M.; abhine usque in vicinium oasis Victoria-Spring passim occurrens; E. Giles."
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or grey-brown or brown or salmon or
orange. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow
lanceolate or lanceolate, falcate, acuminate or acute, basally tapered, glossy,
green, thin, concolorous; Petioles quadrangular. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered to more than 11 flowered. Peduncles terete or narrowly
flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid or globose, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx
calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 2 times as long
as hypanthium or 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth.
Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical. Disc depressed. Valves exserted. Chaff
dimorphic, linear and cuboid.