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  1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eucalyptus L'Hér.
      1. Eucalyptus muelleriana A.W.Howitt

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to 40 m with grey-brown fibrous stringy bark throughout.
    Leaves
    Juvenile leaves ovate, often oblique; adult lanceolate, 8–13 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, distinctly unequal at the base; petiole channelled, 1.5–2 cm long.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels 7–11-flowered; peduncle angular or flattened, 0.8–1.8[2.5] cm long; pedicels 1–3[4–6] mm long.
    Buds
    Buds ovoid to clavate; operculum hemispherical to conical, 2–3 mm long, 3–4 mm wide.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube obconical, 3–5 mm long, 3–4 mm wide.
    Fruits
    Fruit subglobose to truncate-ovoid, 7–10[11] mm long, 8–12 mm wide with broad level, slightly descending or sometimes slightly convex disc and 4 slightly included or slightly exserted valves.
    Figures
    Fig. 8/26, p. 41.
    Distribution
    K3 K4 T3

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Victoria

    Introduced into:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Eucalyptus muelleriana A.W.Howitt appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 8, 1973 Rumsey, H.J. [s.n.], New South Wales K000279840 isosyntype
    leg. ign. [s.n.], New South Wales K000279841 isosyntype

    Bibliography

    First published in Trans. Roy. Soc. Victoria, n.s., 2: 89 (1891)

    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

    • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 142, fig. 55/k–l (1988).
    • A.W. Howitt in Trans. Roy. Soc. Victoria n. ser. 2: 89 (1890).

    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 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0