Eucalyptus wimmerensis subsp. arapilensis Rule

in K.Rule, Muelleria 37: 48 (2018)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Mallee, 4–8 m high; box-bark persistent to at least mid-stem, sometimes extending to upper stems. Juvenile leaves linear-lanceolate to narrow-lanceolate, 5–9 cm long, 0.4–0.9 cm wide, blue-green. Adult leaves semi-erect, narrow-lanceolate, 5–10 cm long, 0.6–1.0 cm wide, blue-green to green, sub-lustrous. Inflorescence 7–11-flowered; peduncle 0.4–1.1 cm long; buds ovoid to fusiform, 4–7 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., pedicles 4–7 mm long. Fruit cupular, sub-cylindric or slightly barrel-shaped, 5–6 mm long, 4–5 mm diam.   Flowers autumn.

Occurs on shallow well-drained gravely and sandy soils from bushland immediately north and west of Mt Arapiles and Jane Duff Reserve.

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