A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus uncinata
Turcz., Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 22(2): 23 (1849).
- TYPE: Western Australia, 'Nova Hollandia', J. Drummond 2: 66, 1845 (holo KW, iso BM, FI, G, K, LE, NSW). Cited as "Drum. 11.n.66"
- Eucalyptus desertorum Naudin,
Descr. Emploi Eucalyptus 2nd Mem. 56 (1891).
- TYPE: cult. Antibes, France, M. Naudin, 1889 (syn P, 3 Naudin specimens, 2 from cultivated plants at Villa Thuret and 1 from the garden of M. Grandmont, all dated 1889). No type was cited.
- Eucalyptus uncinata var. latifolia Benth.,
Fl. Austral. 3: 216 (1867).
- TYPE: Western Australia, Drummond 4: 76 (holo K, iso BM, CGE, FI, LE, NSW, PERTH). Cited as "W. Australia. Drummond 4th Coll. n. 76."
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or grey-brown or brown. Pith glands
absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves opposite, elliptic, straight, crenate,
glaucous, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, not falcate, acute or
obtuse or apiculate, basally tapered, glossy, green, thick, concolorous;
Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered to more than 11 flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened
or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as
hypanthium; ribbed. Hypanthium ribbed. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed or rim-level.
Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.