1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eucalyptus L'Hér.
      1. Eucalyptus albens Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Queensland to SE. Australia.

    [FTEA]

    Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

    Habit
    Tree to 25 m with rough fibrous bark on trunk but white and smooth above.
    Leaves
    Juvenile leaves ovate or ± round; adult lanceolate, 10–16 cm long, 1.7–3 cm wide; petiole not or slightly flattened, 1.5–2.2 cm long.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels 7-flowered; peduncle quadrangular, 1–1.5 cm long, pedicels 0–5 mm long.
    Buds
    Buds cylindrical, glaucous; operculum conical, 4–8 mm long, 4–7 mm wide.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube 4–8 mm long, 4–7 mm wide.
    Fruits
    Fruits glaucous, cylindrical to suburceolate, 6–15 mm long, 5–10 mm wide, often ribbed.
    Figures
    Fig. 5/1, p. 30.
    Distribution
    K3 K4 K5 U2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria

    Introduced into:

    Hawaii, Kenya, Uganda

    Eucalyptus albens Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 12, 1973 Cunningham, A. [198], New South Wales K000347582 syntype
    Jun 12, 1973 Cunningham, A. [198], New South Wales K000347580 syntype
    Jun 12, 1973 Stuart, C. [s.n.], New South Wales K000347583 syntype
    Jun 12, 1973 Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], Victoria K000347584 syntype
    Jun 12, 1973 Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], Victoria K000347585 syntype
    Cunningham, A. [s.n.], New South Wales K000347581

    First published in Fl. Austral. 3: 219 (1867)

    Accepted by

    • Bean, A.R. (2009). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Eastern grey boxes (Eucalyptus ser. Moluccanae Chippendale, Myrtaceae) and the reinstatement of Eucalyptus woollsiana R.T.Baker Austrobaileya 8: 25-34.
    • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 394, fig. 102/i–j (1988).
    • Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 219 (1867).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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