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|Genus: Eucalyptus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eucalyptus citriodora Hook.
Stem: 20--35 m, straight, slender; bark smooth, shed in irregular pieces, occasionally spotted, white or golden when first exposed, tan in age. Leaf: 10--20 cm, 1--2 cm wide, lanceolate, lemon-scented. Inflorescence: panicle of 3--5-flowered umbels. Flower: hypanthium 5--6 mm, hemispheric, > bud cap; bud cap generally beaked; stamens white. Fruit: < 15 mm, urn-shaped; valves included.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed coastal areas; Elevation: generally < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to northeastern Australia. Flowering Time: Dec--May Note: Commonly cultivated in California; treated by some as Corymbia citriodora (Hook.) Hill & Johnson (Hill & Johnson 1995 Telopea 6:185--504).
Synonyms: Eucalyptus maculata Hook. var. citriodora (Hook.) L.H. Bailey
eFlora Treatment Author: Matt Ritter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Next taxon: Eucalyptus cladocalyx
Citation for this treatment: Matt Ritter 2016. Eucalyptus citriodora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25259, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.