1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eucalyptus L'Hér.
      1. Eucalyptus diversicolor F.Muell.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Australia.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to about 90 m with usually patchy orange-yellow, bronze or white smooth bark throughout.
    Leaves
    Juvenile leaves broadly ovate to round; adult discolorous, broadly lanceolate, 9–12 cm long, 2–3.2 cm wide; petiole channelled, 1–2 cm long.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels 7-flowered; peduncle flattened or angular (± terete), 1.8–2.8 cm long; pedicels 3–6 mm long.
    Buds
    Buds clavate; operculum rounded, conical, 5–7 mm long and wide.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube cylindrical to obconical, 7–8 mm long, 5–7 mm wide.
    Fruits
    Fruits ovoid or subglobular, 8–12 mm long, 7–10 mm wide with broad descending disc and 3 prominent flush [slightly exserted] or included valves.
    Figures
    Fig. 6/11.
    Distribution
    K3 K4 K5 K6 T3

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Western Australia

    Introduced into:

    Canary Is., Kenya, Tanzania

    Eucalyptus diversicolor F.Muell. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oldfield, A.F. [788], Western Australia K000279529 syntype
    Oldfield, A.F. [788], Australia K000279530 syntype

    First published in Fragm. 3: 131 (1863)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Friis in Fl. Eth. 2 (2): 90, fig. 72.18 (1996).
    • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 196, fig. 64/a–b, photo. 18 (1988).
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 372 (1949).
    • F. Muell., Fragm. 3: 131 (1863).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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