Eucalyptus propinqua H.Deane & Maiden

  • 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 propinqua H.Deane & Maiden
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Introduced tree.
  • Key identification features : Bark smooth to matte, patchy. Branchlets flat at the ends. Leaves broad-lanceolate, base attenuate, apex acuminate. Umbels axillary, terminal, simple, 7-10-flowered, peduncle flat; Flowers white. Hypanthium companulate; operculum hemispherical; anthers versatile. Fruit pedicellate, obconical; valves slightly exerted.
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • Native : Australia
  • World Distribution : Tropics
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. propinqua. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.


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