Eucalyptus wimmerensis subsp. parviformis Rule

in K.Rule, Muelleria 37: 50 (2018)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Shrub or mallee, 2–5 m high; bark smooth throughout. Juvenile leaves narrow-lanceolate, 4–7 cm long, 0.5–1.0 cm wide, blue-green. Adult leaves semi-erect, narrow-lanceolate to lanceolate, 4–8 cm long, 0.6–1.1 cm wide, green with a bluish tinge, sub-lustrous to lustrous. Inflorescence 7–11-flowered; peduncle 0.3–0.7 cm long; buds ovoid, 4–5 mm long, 2–3 mm diam., pedicles 1–3 mm long. Fruit hemispherical to cupular, 4–5 mm long, 3–4 mm diam. Flowers summer.

Occurs on shallow sands or laterite rises from the Nurcoung area with small stands also recorded from the margins of the bushland surrounding Mt Arapiles.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2018-10-02
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-04-17
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Myrtaceae
genus Eucalyptus
Higher taxa