A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus wyolensis
Boomsma, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 10(1): 59 (1987).
- TYPE: South Australia, 59 km W of Lake Maurice [south of Lake Wyola] (29°25'S, 130°E), G. White 13, 27 Mar 1987 (holo AD, iso CANB, K, NSW).
Bark: Bark persistent on trunk and larger branches or persistent to
smaller branches, shortly fibrous ("peppermint"), grey, grey or grey-brown. 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, lanceolate
or broad lanceolate or elliptic, not falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull,
grey-green, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm
Flowers: Buds fusiform, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate;
shedding early. Calyptra conical, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits pyriform. Disc depressed. Valves exserted. Chaff
dimorphic, linear and cuboid.