A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus salubris
F. Muell., Fragm. 10: 54 (1876).
- TYPE: Western Australia, between Victoria Spring and Ularing, I. Young, 9 Oct 1875 (holo MEL, iso K). Cited as "Inter Victoria-Spring et Ularing; Young."
Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, copper or red-brown (fluted). 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, narrow
lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin,
concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra conical, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical. Disc raised. Valves exserted. Chaff
dimorphic, linear and cuboid.