Eucalyptus ovata subsp. grandiflora (Maiden) D.Nicolle

Native Eucalypts South Australia 150 (2013) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Leaves with prominent oil glands. Buds to 1.5 cm long, 0.9 cm diam. Fruit to 1 cm long, 1.3 cm diam. Flowers Jun.–Sep.

Brid, DunT, Glep, VVP, WaP. Also SA. In Victoria restricted to the south-west, with most stands north-west of Portland but extending east to the Otways.

Recognized among the swamp gums by the larger leaves, buds and fruits with the leaves having prominent oil glands compared with the typical subspecies. However, the distinction between these taxa is not always clear, with many populations in south-west Victoria (east to the Otways) being intermediate between the two subspecies.

Source: Brooker, M.I.H.; Slee, A.V. (1996). Eucalyptus. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2019-05-31
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Eucalyptus ovata subsp. grandiflora in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus ovata subsp. grandiflora in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

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