Eucalyptus torelliana F.Muell.

 
  • 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) : Corymbia torelliana (F.Muell.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson
  • Vernacular name : Nilgiri (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Planted in higher hills.
  • Key identification features : Bark grey-black, scaly and sub-tessellated at base, smooth above; Branchlets hirsute. Leaves alternate, broad-lanceolate, base sub-cordate, apex acute, mucronate. Panicles terminal, corymbose; peduncle terete; buds obovoid. Flowers white, hypanthium companulate; operculum hemispherical, apiculate. Fruit more or less sessile, ovoid, valves enclosed. Easily distinguished by the hirsute indumentum and the ovate leaves
  • Flower, Fruit : April-October
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Malkangiri district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Eucalyptus torelliana. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.

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