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Long-leaved box
Eucalyptus goniocalyx, Melbourne
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: E. goniocalyx
Binomial name
Eucalyptus goniocalyx
E. goniocalyx, field distribution

Eucalyptus goniocalyx, Long-leaved box is a small to medium-sized tree with rough and persistent bark to the small branches. It is fibrous, greyish, becoming deeply fissured, thick and shaggy in larger trees. Adult leaves are stalked, lanceolate to 20 x 3 cm, concolorous and green.

White flowers appear in early autumn to mid winter.

Distribution occurs widely on the tablelands of New South Wales and in Victoria west almost to the South Australian border. In South Australia from the Mount Lofty Ranges to the Flinders Ranges.[1]

The leaves are distilled for the production of cineole based eucalyptus oil.[2]

References

  1. ^ Brooker, M.I.H. & Kleinig, D.A. Field Guide to Eucalyptus, Bloomings, Melbourne 2001
  2. ^ Boland, D.J., Brophy, J.J., and A.P.N. House, Eucalyptus Leaf Oils, 1991, ISBN 0-909605-69-6

Wikispecies

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Taxonavigation

Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordines: Unassigned Eurosids I
Cladus: Unassigned Rosids
Ordo: Myrtales
Familia: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: Eucalyptus goniocalyx
Subspecies: E. goniocalyx subsp. exposa - E. goniocalyx subsp. goniocalyx

Name

Eucalyptus goniocalyx F.Muell. ex Miq.


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