Family:
Myrtaceae Juss.

Eucalyptus sideroxylon A.Cunn. ex Woolls

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

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 35 m with black [jet black or very dark red-black] hard deeply furrowed bark throughout or on trunk and larger branches and white smooth bark on upper branches.
Morphology Leaves
Juvenile leaves linear to lanceolate (or ovate); adult grey, lanceolate, 7–14 cm long, 1.2–1.8 cm wide; petiole terete, 1–2 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels [3]7-flowered; peduncle quadrangular to terete, [0.5]0.7–2 cm long, pedicels 0.2–1.5[2] cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Operculum 3–5 mm long, 4–5 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-tube 4–6 mm long, 4–5 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits ovoid, subglobular or urceolate, 5–11 mm long, 6–10 mm wide with narrow descending disc obscured by broad, caducous staminal ring, and 5 included valves.
Figures
Fig. 10/39, p. 49.
Distribution
K3 K4 K5 T3 T6 U2

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Introduced into:

Algeria, Argentina Northeast, California, Canary Is., Free State, Gambia, Hawaii, Kenya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda

Eucalyptus sideroxylon A.Cunn. ex Woolls appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 18, 1973 Cunningham, A. [205], New South Wales K000347657 holotype Yes
Woolls, W. [s.n.], New South Wales K000347659 lectotype Yes
leg. ign. [205], Australia K000347658 Yes

First published in Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, ser. 2, 1: 859 (1886)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Cantero, J.J. & al. (2016). Novedades para la flora de la Argentina Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 183-207.
  • 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.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Verloove, F. (2017). New xenophytes from the Canary islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife; Spain) Acta Botanica Croatica 76: 120-131.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Cantero, J.J. & al. (2016). Novedades para la flora de la Argentina Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 183-207.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2021). Flora of North America North of Mexico 10: 1-456. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Verloove, F. (2017). New xenophytes from the Canary islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife; Spain) Acta Botanica Croatica 76: 120-131.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Chippendale in Fl. Austral. 19: 425, fig. 109/c–d (1988).
  • Dale, Introd. Trees Uganda: 40 (1953).
  • Friis in Fl. Eth. 2 (2): 106, fig. 72.53 (1996).
  • Woolls in Proc. Linn. Soc. New S. Wales 11: 859 (1887).

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