1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eucalyptus L'Hér.
      1. Eucalyptus viminalis Labill.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Queensland to SE. Australia.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Tree to 50 m with grey, white or yellowish white smooth bark throughout or rough at base or on most of the trunk.
    Leaves
    Juvenile leaves opposite, sessile, lanceolate, cordate or amplexicaul; adult lanceolate, 12–20 cm long, 0.8–2 cm wide; petiole terete or slightly flattened, 1–2.5 cm long.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels 3- or 7-flowered; peduncle angular or flattened, 4–8[12] mm long; [pedicels 1–4 mm long].
    Buds
    Buds ovoid; operculum conical or hemispherical, 3–4 mm long, 3–5 mm wide, apiculate.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube hemispherical or campanulate, 2–3 mm long, 3–5 mm wide.
    Fruits
    Fruits hemispherical to subglobular, 5–8 mm long, 5–9 mm wide with broad ascending disc and 3–4 exserted valves.
    Figures
    Fig. 10/41, p. 49.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

    Introduced into:

    California, France, Italy, Kenya, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Portugal, Sicilia, Spain, St.Helena, Tanzania, Transcaucasus

    Eucalyptus viminalis Labill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 20, 1973 Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Victoria K000279776
    MacArthur, W. [108], New South Wales K000279797 paratype
    MacArthur, W. [16], New South Wales K000279775 paratype

    First published in Nov. Holl. Pl. 2: 12 (1806)

    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.
    • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Friis in Fl. Eth. 2 (2): 101, fig. 72.42 (1996).
    • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 358, fig. 96/i–j (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).
    • Labill., New Holland Pl. 2: 12, t. 151 (1806).

    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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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