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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Victoria to Tasmania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to 75(–100) m with rough fibrous bark to about halfway up the trunk, then with white or grey-green smooth bark above.
    Leaves
    Juvenile leaves ovate to broadly lanceolate, oblique; adult lanceolate, 9–14 cm long, 1.6–2.7 cm wide with nervation very oblique; petiole channelled, 1.2–2.2 cm long.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels paired in leaf axils, 9–15-flowered; peduncle angular, 0.5–1.3 cm long; pedicels 2–4[5] mm long.
    Buds
    Buds clavate; operculum conical, 2–3 mm long, 3–4 mm wide.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube obconical, ± 3 mm long, 3–4 mm wide.
    Fruits
    Fruits obconical to pyriform, 5–9 mm long, 4–7 mm wide, with broad level or slightly descending disc and 3 flush or slightly exserted valves.
    Figures
    Fig. 9/33, p. 45.
    Distribution
    K3 K4 T3

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tasmania, Victoria

    Introduced into:

    Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Kenya, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Tanzania

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

    First published in Rep. (Annual) Acclim. Soc. Victoria 1870-1871: 20 (1870)

    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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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): 88, fig. 72.12 (1996).
    • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 158, fig. 58/c–d (1988).
    • F. Muell. in Ann. Rep. Victorian Acclim. Soc.: 20, in obs. (1870-71).

    Sources

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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