Eucalyptus fasciculosa F.Muell.

Pink Gum

Trans. & Proc. Victorian Inst. Advancem. Sci. 34 (1855) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Tree to 10 m tall; bark often loose and rough near base, mostly smooth light grey to pinkish-grey. Juvenile leaves petiolate, opposite for few pairs then alternate, ovate, to 12 cm long, 6 cm wide, green; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, broadly lanceolate to lanceolate, 8.5–15 cm long, 1.3–2 cm wide, concolorous, dull to slightly glossy; reticulation dense, apparently glandless. Inflorescences terminal panicles; peduncles to 1 cm long, 7-flowered; buds pedicellate, clavate, to 0.8 cm long, 0.4 cm diam., scar present; operculum hemispherical to conical; stamens inflexed with outer staminodes; anthers adnate, cuboid; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit pedicellate, obconical to barrel-shaped, to 0.9 cm long, 0.6 cm diam.; disc descending; valves 3 or 4, below thin, often split rim; seed brown, irregularly ovoid and slightly flattened, surface shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral. Flowers May–Dec.

Glep, Wim. Also SA. In Victoria, restricted to the Dergholm and Langkoop area, occurring on well-watered but impoverished sandy loams.

A small, crooked, pale smooth-barked tree.

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, 2019-08-28
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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 fasciculosa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus fasciculosa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native

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