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Eucalyptus saligna Sm.


Description from Flora of China

Trees, large. Bark at base of trunk brown-gray, slightly rough, persistent but apically grayish blue, smooth, and exfoliating. Branchlets ± ridged. Young leaves opposite; petiole short; leaf blade lanceolate to ovate, thinly leathery. Mature leaves with a 2-2.5 cm petiole; leaf blade lanceolate, 10-20 × 1.5-3 cm, secondary veins at an angle of 50°-65° from midvein, intramarginal veins very near margin. Inflorescences axillary, simple, umbels 3-9-flowered; peduncle ridged, 0.8-1.2 cm, compressed. Flowers buds obovoid, 8-9 × 4-5 mm. Hypanthium hemispheric, cylindric, or campanulate, 2-3 mm; stipe 0-3 mm; calyptra shortly pyramidal awl-shaped, shorter than or as long as hypanthium, apex acuminate. Stamens slightly longer than flower buds; anthers oblong-elliptic, dehiscing longitudinally, glands abaxial. Capsule cylindric, campanulate, or subpyriform, 5-6 × 5-6 mm; disk narrow; valves 3 or 4, exserted from hypanthium. Fl. Apr-May.

Cultivated in Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi, and Taiwan [native to E Australia].

生活型: 乔木

栽培植物: 栽培

特征: 乔木;

花期: 9

生境: 栽培

用途: 木材可供建筑、车船、器械等用材

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 双子叶植物纲


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