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Scale bar 10mm. Copyright CSIRO
Cotyledon stage, epigeal germination. Copyright CSIRO
10th leaf stage. Copyright CSIRO
Eucalyptus houseana W.Fitzg. ex Maiden
Fitzgerald, W.V. (1916) Journal and Proceedings Royal Society New South Wales 49: 318. Type: Isdell River near Mount Barnett Homestead, Kimberleys, North Western Australia. No. 1014, collected by W.V. Fitzgerald, May, 1905.
Kimberley White Gum; Tropical White Gum
Bark mainly smooth, white to light grey in colour, extending from the butt to the finer branches.
Oil dots quite numerous, closely spaced. Leaf blades about 8-15 x 1.5-3.5 cm, broadest towards the base.
Peduncle slightly flattened. Individual flowers +/- sessile. Operculum hemispherical, about 3-4 mm diam., length equal to or shorter than the calyx tube (hypanthium). Outer operculum shed early, well before the mature bud stage.
Distribution and Ecology