Eucalyptus tereticornis (forest red gum) – Tube stock

$15.00

Altitudinal range in NEQ from sea level to 1000 m. Grows in open forest, dry sclerophyll forest and sometimes on rain forest margins.

10 in stock

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Description

Stem
A tree of variable form, well formed or poorly formed often with more than one stem. Main crown branches tending to be more or less vertical. Bark smooth, pale coloured +/- blue-grey.

Leaves
Leaf blades often falcate, about 9.5-18 x 1.1-2.5 cm.

Flowers
Peduncles slightly flattened to almost terete. Individual flowers pedicellateOperculum cornute, about 4-5 mm diam., much longer than the calyx tube (hypanthium). Outer operculum shed early, well before the mature bud stage.

Fruit
Fruits pedicellate, +/- globular, about 5 x 5 mm. Valves 4-5, exserted. Disk conspicuous, convex.

Seedlings
Cotyledons slightly bilobed. Oil dots very sparse, small and difficult to see. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic; oil dots reddish, small, visible only with a lens. Lignotuber usually presentSeed germination time 5 days.

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