Trans. Linn. Soc. London 3: 285 (1797) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Tree to 50 m tall; smooth, grey or white, with a stocking of rough grey to grey-brown bark. Juvenile leaves petiolate, opposite for a few pairs then alternate, lanceolate to ovate or oblong, to 12 cm long, 4 cm wide, green or dark green, discolourous; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, lanceolate to falcate, 9–19 cm long, 1.5–4 cm wide, discolorous, glossy, green; with regular, wide-angled pinnate side veins; reticulation dense, glands often obscure. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles flattened, to 1.5 cm long, 7–11-flowered; buds sessile or pedicellate, ovoid to cylindrical, to 1 cm long, 0.5 cm diam., scar present; operculum conical or beaked; stamens irregularly inflexed; anthers versatile, dorsifixed, oblong; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit sessile or pedicellate, cylindric to obconical or cup-shaped, to 0.9 cm long, 0.7 cm diam.; disc descending; valves 3 or 4, exserted; seed brown, ovoid or cuboid, pitted, hilum ventral. Flowers Jan.–Apr.
*EGL, *GipP, *VVP. Native to the central and northern coast of New South Wales and southern Queensland. Occasionally escaping cultivation in Victoria.
Similar to E. botryoides but with largely smooth bark and stomates that are restricted to lower leaf surface and midvein on the upper surface (c.f. on both surfaces in E. botryoides). See note under E. botryoides.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|