Eucalyptus grandis W.Hill

 
  • 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 grandis W.Hill
  • Common name : Flooded Gum, Rose Gum
  • Vernacular name : Grandia (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : An introduced tree. Fairly successful above 1200m.
  • Key identification features : Bark almost smooth except at the base, very white. Leaves lanceolate. Umbels axillary, 7-11 flowered, peduncle flattened, pedicel angled. Buds ovoid-turbinate. Hypanthium obconical and ribbed; operculum hemispherical or beaked. Fruit pyriform.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Eucalyptus grandis. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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