Eucalyptus kondininensis Maiden & Blakely

Kondinin Blackbutt

J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 59: 189 (1925) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Tree to 10 m tall; bark rough on lower trunk, blackish, coarsely flaky and fissured to compact, smooth above. Juvenile leaves petiolate, alternate, ovate to lanceolate, to 8 cm long, 1.5 cm wide, grey-green to green; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, lanceolate to falcate, 6–11 cm long, 0.6–1.2(–1.8) cm wide, glossy, green; reticulation dense, with intersectional oil glands. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles to 1.4 cm long, terete or angular, 7-flowered; buds sessile or subsessile, ovoid, to 1.1 cm long, 0.5 cm diam., scar present; operculum conical or beaked, ribbed; stamens inflexed; anthers versatile, dorsifixed, cuneate; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit sessile, rarely shortly pedicellate, cupular to obconical, to 0.6 cm long, 0.7 cm diam.; disc descending; valves 3 or 4, rim level to slightly exserted; seeds glossy, reddish, flattened-ovoid, shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral. Flowers Oct.–Apr.

*CVU. Native to WA. In southern Western Australia it is often  found in saline areas. Naturalised in the White Elephant Range, near Bacchus Marsh.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-08-12
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-05-11
Distribution map
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 kondininensis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus kondininensis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Central Victorian Uplands present naturalised

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia
Australian Capital Territory