Eucalyptus fulgens Rule

in K.Rule, Muelleria 9: 136 (1996) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Tree to 20 m tall, similar to Eucalyptus aromaphloia but differing in the following characters: juvenile leaves sessile or very shortly petiolate, opposite at first, soon alternate, ovate to elliptic, to 7.5 cm long, 2 cm wide, hardly glaucous, dull bluish-green. On taller regrowth becoming ovate to lanceolate, glossy, green; adult leaves to 18 cm long, 1.8 cm wide, glossy, green. Fruit hemispherical to cupular. Flowers autumn.

EGL, GipP, HNF, HSF, Strz. Occurs east from Healesville and Woori Yallock to the Latrobe Valley near Driffield.

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: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-22
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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 fulgens in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus fulgens in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native

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