Eucalyptus verrucata P.Ladiges & Whiffin

Mt Abrupt Stringybark

Australian Systematic Botany 8: 123 (1995) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Shrub or small tree related to E. serraensis, differing in the ovate to nearly orbicular, often emarginate adult leaves to 12 cm long, 9 cm wide, inflorescences with 1 or 3(7) buds, and larger fruit to 2 cm long, 3.2 cm diam. with up to 6 valves. Flowers Jul., but incompletely known.

DunT, GipP, GGr, HNF, HSF, VVP. Victorian endemic. On exposed, rugged, rocky sites on the southern end of the Serra Range, e.g. Mt Abrupt, east of Mirranatwa Gap.

The morphologically extreme taxon of the baxteri group with its large, coarse leaves, buds and fruit, and the entity previously most commonly regarded as E. alpina. Populations just east of Mirranatwa Gap have plants morphologically between E. serraensis and E. verrucata.

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: Andre Messina, 2016-08-19
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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 verrucata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus verrucata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native

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