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Key to Eucalyptus

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(For a list of species in Eucalyptus, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Inflorescence of 3–many-flowered umbels

2. Leaves , lemon-scented; bark smooth ..... E. citriodora

2' Leaves , or round, not lemon-scented; bark rough ..... E. polyanthemos

1' Inflorescence a 3–many-flowered  or flowers 1 in axils

3. Flowers 1 in  axils, ± fruit glaucous, > 1.5 cm wide ..... E. globulus

3' Flowers 3–many in stalked umbels; fruit not glaucous, < 1 cm wide

4. Bark deeply furrowed, dark brown to ± black; anthers 0 on outer stamens ..... E. sideroxylon

4' Bark smooth, shedding, occasionally rough near base, mottled, gray, white, orange, or tan; anthers on all stamens

5. Fls, fruit fused at base into cluster 3–6 cm wide ..... E. conferruminata

5' Fls, fruit all free at base

6. Hypanthium  or leaves lighter abaxially ..... E. cladocalyx

6' Hypanthium obconic, ovoid, or hemispheric; leaves same color on both sides

7. Inflorescence a 3-flowered umbel ..... E. viminalis

7' Inflorescence a 5–15-flowered umbel

8. Leaves , generally < 0.5 cm wide; fruit valves not  ..... E. pulchella

8' Leaves lanceolate, generally > 1 cm wide; fruit valves exserted

9. Bud cap hemispheric, beaked, ± =  ..... E. camaldulensis

9' Bud cap horn-shaped to conic, not beaked, ± 2 × hypanthium ..... E. tereticornis



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