Eucalyptus paniculata Sm.

 
  • 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 paniculata Sm.
  • Vernacular name : Thaila Maram (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Moderate sized tree; At higher altitudes
  • Key identification features : Tall to medium sized trees, bark hard, persistent, deeply fissured. Leaves lanceolate, acute at base, acuminate at apex. Flowers white, in panicles; calyx absent; petals fused into a calyptra. Fruits ovoid, truncate at tip.
  • Native : Australia
  • Literature : Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.18 Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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 paniculata. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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