Eucalyptus globulus Labill.

  • Family : MYRTACEAE
    (Myrtle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JAMUN FAMILY (जामुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MYRTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
  • Common name : Blue Gum, Eucalypt, Tasmanian blue gum, Yukali
  • Vernacular name : Eucali, Yukkalimaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : An introduced tree. Grown as avenue tree
  • Key identification features : Bark bluish, smooth. Leaves lanceolate, falcate, coriaceous. Flowers axillary, solitary, rarely 2-3 flowered. Fruits globular to conical., 4-ribbed.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district
    • Tamil Nadu : Yercaud Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : Australia
  • World Distribution : Tropics
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. globulus. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.


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