J. Nat. Hist. Sci. Soc. Western Australia 3: 42 (1910) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Tree to 10 m tall; bark smooth, shedding in long strips showing white, pink or green. Juvenile leaves petiolate, alternate, broadly lanceolate to elliptic, to 18 cm long, 9 cm wide, grey-green; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, broadly lanceolate, 9.5–18.5 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, dull, grey to grey-green; reticulation very dense, with intersectional oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles to 2 cm long, 7-flowered; buds pedicellate, to 1.9 cm long, 1 cm diam., glaucous, scar present, hypanthium obconical to campanulate; operculum beaked; stamens inflexed; anthers versatile, dorsifixed, oblong to cuneate; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers yellow. Fruit pedicellate, obconical to campanulate, to 1.4 cm long, 1.5 cm diam.; disc descending; valves 4 or 5, rim level or enclosed; seed glossy, reddish-brown, flattened ovoid, sometimes shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral. Flowers Sep.–Mar.
*Wim. Native to southern Western Australia, commonly cultivated in semi-arid areas, naturalised in western Victoria, apparently spreading from planted trees along the Western Highway near Kiata and Kaniva.
Sometimes hybridised with E. torquata Luehm. in cultivation.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|