Eucalyptus grandis Maiden

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Eucalyptus grandis

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Synonyms:
Common names: Saligna (English) Toolur (English)
Frequency:
Status: Introduced
Description:
Tree. Bark smooth, white or glaucous. Leaves narrowly lanceolate, attenuate-acuminate. Umbels axillary, 3-10-flowered; peduncles c.1-1.2 cm, flattened; pedicels scarcely differentiated from the receptacle-tube. Operculum conical, shorter than broad. Fruit 7-8 mm, glaucous; valves 4-6, clearly visible at the mouth.
Notes: This species and its hybrids with Eucalyptus saligna are commonly planted in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name: grandis: of great size
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Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution: Coastal parts of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Sunday 11 March 2007
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Eucalyptus grandis
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Eucalyptus grandis

External websites:

African Plant Database: Eucalyptus grandis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Eucalyptus grandis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eucalyptus grandis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eucalyptus grandis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eucalyptus grandis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Eucalyptus grandis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eucalyptus grandis
Ispot Southern Africa : Eucalyptus grandis
JSTOR Plant Science: Eucalyptus grandis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eucalyptus grandis
Tropicos: Eucalyptus grandis
West African Plants database: Eucalyptus grandis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eucalyptus grandis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142450, retrieved 20 December 2014

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