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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Queensland to NE. New South Wales.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 60 m with brown or red-brown rough softly fibrous bark throughout.
Morphology Leaves
Juvenile leaves ovate, often crenulate; adult lanceolate, 8–13 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, usually crenulate; petiole terete to channelled, 0.8–1.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels 7–9-flowered (Fl. Austral.), simple or in terminal and axillary panicles; peduncle flattened, 0.6–1.8 cm long [round in much East African material]; pedicels 2–7[9–10] mm long.
Morphology General Buds
Buds clavate; operculum hemispherical, 1–2 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, often marked with crossed sutures.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-tube clavate, 3–5 mm long, 2–3 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits obconical, 4–10 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, usually 3-locular, with moderately broad steeply descending disc and 3–4 included to slightly exserted valves.
Figures
Fig. 8/24, p. 41.
Distribution
K3 K4 K5 T3 T7 U2 U3

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland

Introduced into:

China Southeast, Ethiopia, Hawaii, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Rwanda, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 8, 1973 Mueller, F J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland K000279864 isosyntype
May 8, 1973 Beckler, H. [s.n.], New South Wales K000279867 isosyntype
May 8, 1973 Beckler, H. [s.n.], New South Wales K000279868 isosyntype
May 8, 1973 Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland K000279866 isosyntype
May 8, 1972 Mueller, F J.H.von [s.n.], Queensland K000279865 isosyntype

First published in Fragm. 2: 50 (1860)

Accepted by

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 426, fig. 109/g–h (1988).
  • Dale, Introd. Trees Uganda: 38 (1953).
  • F. Muell., Fragm. 2: 50 (1860).
  • Friis in Fl. Eth. 2 (2): 106, fig. 72.54 (1996).
  • 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).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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