A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus woodwardii
Maiden, J. Nat. Hist. Sci. Soc. Western Australia 3: 2 (1910).
- TYPE: Western Australia, 120 miles east of Kalgoorlie, Transcontinental Railway Survey, H. Deane, May 1909 (holo NSW, iso FRI, K, PERTH (2)).
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white or grey or pink. Pith glands
present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to ovate,
straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate,
not falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thick, concolorous.
Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds rostrate or urceolate, pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical and rostrate, 2 times as long as
hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; striate. Hypanthium striate. Flowers yellow.
Fruits: Fruits urceolate or campanulate. Disc depressed. Valves
enclosed or rim-level. Seeds red. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid, chaff same
colour as seed.