Eucalyptus conferruminata D.J.Carr & S.G.M.Carr

Bald Island Marlock

Austral. J. Bot. 28: 535 (1980) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Tree to 8 m tall or mallee, rarely a shrub; bark smooth, whitish and grey. Juvenile leaves petiolate, alternate, ovate to orbicular, to 10 cm long, 4 cm wide, scabrid, dull, green; adult leaves shortly petiolate, alternate, elliptic, 4–9 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, mucronate, slightly glossy, green; reticulation moderate with scattered intersectional oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles strap-like, to 7 cm long, 7–20-flowered; buds sessile, hypanthia fused, scar present; operculum horn-shaped, to 5.5 cm long, 2 cm diam. (at base); stamens erect; anthers versatile, dorsifixed, narrowly oblong; ovules usually in 8 vertical rows; flowers yellow-green. Fruit sessile, fused, disc ascending, valves 3, strongly exserted; infructescence to 9 cm diam. (including valves); seeds blackish brown, flattened-ovoid to cuboid, shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral to terminal.   Flowers Aug.–Nov.

*GipP, *Wim. Native to Western Australia. Widely cultivated as an ornamental, sometimes spreading from planted trees in Victoria.   .

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-08-22
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-06-21
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Myrtaceae
genus Eucalyptus
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Eucalyptus conferruminata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus conferruminata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present introduced
Gippsland Plain present introduced

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory