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|Family: Myrtaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eucalyptus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eucalyptus sideroxylon Woolls
Stem: 7--25 m; bark persistent, deeply furrowed, hard, dark brown to +- black. Leaf: 6--14 cm, 1--2 cm wide, lanceolate, dull gray-green. Inflorescence: umbel, 5--7-flowered, pendent. Flower: hypanthium 4--6 mm, generally glaucous, ovoid to hemispheric, > bud cap; bud cap conic; stamens generally pink to red (white), anthers 0 on outer. Fruit: +- 1 cm, ovoid; valves included.
Ecology: Uncommon. Coastal, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SCoRO, SCo, n ChI, WTR; Distribution Outside California: native to southeastern Australia, commonly cultivated in California. Flowering Time: Dec--Feb
eFlora Treatment Author: Matt Ritter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Eucalyptus pulchella
Next taxon: Eucalyptus tereticornis
Citation for this treatment: Matt Ritter 2016. Eucalyptus sideroxylon, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25282, accessed on September 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 27, 2016.