Eucalyptus diversifolia subsp. megacarpa I.J Wright & Ladiges

Australian Systematic Botany 10: 678 (1997) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native (naturalised in part(s) of state)

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Differs from the other subspecies in the generally larger fruit (1.2–1.5 cm diam.), wider and rounder seedling leaves, darker green juvenile leaves, and wider cotyledons.

Brid, Glep, OtP, VVP.

Victorian occurences apparently restricted to the Cape Nelson and the Aireys Inlet areas. In Victoria confined to dunes and limestony soils, and is common at Cape Nelson. There are scattered records of large-fruited plants in South Australia. However, in South Australia E. diversifolia subsp. megacarpa is treated as a taxonomic synonym of Eucalyptus diversifolia subsp. diversifolia.

See Eucalyptus diversifolia profile for full description.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-07-12
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-04-16
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Eucalyptus diversifolia subsp. megacarpa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus diversifolia subsp. megacarpa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Otway Plain present native

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South Australia