Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus michaeliana (Hillgrove Gum)


Eucalyptus michaeliana photo
Flower buds of Eucalyptus michaeliana

Photograph by Geoff Derrin. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Eucalyptus michaeliana photo
Fruit of Eucalyptus michaeliana

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Eucalyptus michaeliana photo
Eucalyptus michaeliana (Hillgrove Gum).

Photograph by Cgoodwin. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)



Credits:
Description, Habitat and Distribution information is sourced from: G.M.Chippendale (2017) Eucalyptus michaeliana. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. https://profiles.ala.org.au/opus/foa/profile/Eucalyptus%20michaeliana Licensed under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license.



HILLGROVE GUM FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus michaeliana in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Hillgrove Gum

Description
Tree to 30 m. Bark white, yellow, grey or red, in blotches. Adult leaves: lamina 15-20 cm long, 2-3 cm wide; lateral veins just visible, at 50° -60° ; intramarginal vein up to 1 mm from margin; petiole slightly flattened or terete, 17-30 mm long. Peduncle flattened, 5-10 mm long; pedicels 2-5 mm long. Operculum conical to hemispherical, 1-2 mm long, 2-3 mm wide; hypanthium hemispherical, 2-3 mm long and wide. Fruits 4-5 mm long and wide.

Habitat
Grows on ridges and valley slopes as scattered trees in more or less wet sclerophyll forest.

Distribution
Occurs in Qld and N.S.W., in 3 disjunct areas: at Mt Ballow, McPherson Ra., in the Hillgrove area and near Wyong.



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:michaeliana
Common Name:Hillgrove Gum


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