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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Queensland to Victoria.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 30 m with grey, yellow or red-brown fibrous bark on lower trunk and sometimes larger branches, yellowish white and smooth above.
Morphology Leaves
Juvenile leaves ovate or elliptic; adult lanceolate, 6.5–14 cm long, 0.8–1.8 cm wide; petiole terete or slightly flattened, 1–1.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels 7-flowered; peduncle terete or quadrangular, 0.3–1.1[1.5] cm long; pedicels 2–9 mm long.
Morphology General Buds
Buds clavate to fusiform; operculum conical to rostrate, 2–3 mm long, ± 3 mm wide, usually narrower than the hemispherical calyx-tube which is 3–4 mm long and wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits hemispherical, ovoid to subglobular, 4–7 mm long and wide with narrow descending disc and obscured by a prominent dark staminal ring and usually 5 flush or included valves.
Figures
Fig. 8/23, p. 41.
Distribution
K3 K4 K5 U2

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Introduced into:

Canary Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Kenya, Uganda

Eucalyptus melliodora A.Cunn. ex S.Schauer appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 19, 1973 Cunningham, A. [57], New South Wales K000347664 isotype
Jun 19, 1973 Cunningham, A. [57], New South Wales K000347663 isotype
Jun 19, 1973 Cunningham, A. [57], New South Wales K000347665 isotype
Jun 19, 1973 Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], South Australia K000347666 isosyntype

First published in W.G.Walpers, Repert. Bot. Syst. 2: 924 (1843)

Accepted by

  • 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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 421, fig. 108/g–h, photo. 8 (1988).
  • Dale, Introd. Trees Uganda: 38 (1953).
  • Friis in Fl. Eth. 2 (2): 105, fig. 72.51 (1996).
  • Schauer in Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. 2: 924 (1843).

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