1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eucalyptus L'Hér.
      1. Eucalyptus obliqua L'Hér.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Sunda Islands (Timor), SE. Queensland to SE. Australia.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to 90 m with grey to red-brown furrowed stringy fibrous bark throughout.
    Leaves
    Juvenile leaves ovate, oblique; adult broadly lanceolate, 10–15 cm long, 1.5–5 cm wide, shining; petiole channelled, 0.7–1.7 cm long.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels 11- or more-flowered; peduncles angular or flattened, 0.4–1.5 cm long; pedicels 1–6 mm long.
    Buds
    Buds clavate; operculum hemispherical, 1–2 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, apiculate.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube 2–4 mm long, 2–3 mm wide.
    Fruits
    Fruits ovoid, subglobose, barrel-shaped or urceolate, 6–11 mm long, 5–9 mm wide with level or steeply descending disc and 3–4 included valves.
    Figures
    Fig. 8/27, p. 41.
    Distribution
    K4 T3

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Lesser Sunda Is., New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

    Introduced into:

    Kenya, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Tanzania

    Eucalyptus obliqua L'Hér. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sert. Angl.: 18 (1789)

    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.
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Friis in Fl. Eth. 2 (2): 89, fig. 72.15 (1996).
    • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 160, fig. 58/k–l (1988).
    • L’Hér., Sert. Angl., t. 20 (1792).
    • L’Hér., Sert. Angl.: 18 (1788)

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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