A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus scoparia
Maiden, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 29: 777 (1904).
- TYPE: New South Wales, on the tops of the highest hills (circa 4000 ft.) in fissures of granite rocks around Wallangarra, J.L. Boorman, Jul 1904 (holo NSW)
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, powdery, white or grey. Pith glands
present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves opposite, ovate to orbiculate, straight,
entire, dull grey green, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate,
falcate, acuminate or acute, basally tapered, dull, green, thin, concolorous;
Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, very acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid or cylindrical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx
calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as
wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid. Disc raised. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic,
linear and cuboid.