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|Family: Myrtaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eucalyptus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Stem: < 60 m, straight; bark sometimes persistent near base, otherwise shed in irregular strips, smooth, blue-gray; twigs +- square or winged. Leaf: 10--30 cm, 2.5--4 cm wide, generally narrowly lanceolate, often sickle-shaped, generally aromatic. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in axils, +- sessile. Flower: hypanthium < 2 cm, +- 4-ribbed, obconic, glaucous; bud cap flat-hemispheric, with central knob, generally < hypanthium, warty, glaucous; stamens white. Fruit: > 2 cm, +- 4-ribbed, warty, glaucous, rim wide, thickened; valves +- not exserted.
Ecology: Common. Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, GV, CW, SW; Distribution Outside California: native to southeastern Australia. Flowering Time: Oct--Jan Note: Most cultivated, most naturalized, tallest flower plants in California; easily recognized by large, solitary flowers, fruits; growth rapid.
eFlora Treatment Author: Matt Ritter
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Eucalyptus conferruminata
Next taxon: Eucalyptus polyanthemos
Citation for this treatment: Matt Ritter 2016. Eucalyptus globulus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25266, accessed on September 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 26, 2016.