Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus accedens (Powderbark Wandoo)


Eucalyptus accedens photo
Avon Valley National Park Eucalyptus accedens(Powder-barked Wandoo)

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Eucalyptus accedens photo
Avon Valley National Park Eucalyptus accedens(Powder-barked Wandoo)

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



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



POWDERBARK WANDOO FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus accedens in Australia

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


Common Name
Powderbark Wandoo

Description
Tree to 25 m. Bark white or pale pink, covered with a talc-like powder, the older bark shedding in small, brown flakes. Juvenile leaves ovate to orbicular, cordate, grey-blue or glaucous, concolorous. Adult leaves broadly lanceolate to lanceolate, acuminate, thick; lamina 8-12.5 cm long, 1.4-2 cm wide, dull, blue-green or grey-green; lateral veins faint, at 40° -50° ; intramarginal vein up to 1 mm from margin; petiole terete, 15-22 mm long. Peduncle 7-14 mm long; pedicels 2-6 mm long. Buds ovoid to clavate; operculum hemispherical or conical, 4-5 mm long, 4-6 mm wide; hypanthium hemispherical or cylindrical, 4-6 mm long and wide. Fruits cylindrical or subpyriform, 9-10 mm long, 6-9 mm wide; disc broad, descending; valves 3 or 4, just exserted to just included.

Habitat
Usually found on lateritic hill tops in open forest.

Distribution
Occurs between Three Springs and Narrogin, W.A., especially on the E side of the Darling Ra.



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:accedens
Common Name:Powderbark Wandoo


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  Eucalyptus acies
  Eucalyptus albens
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  Eucalyptus baxteri
  Eucalyptus caleyi
  Eucalyptus camaldulensis
  Eucalyptus camphora
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  Eucalyptus crenulata
  Eucalyptus curtisii
  Eucalyptus dealbata
  Eucalyptus dumosa
  Eucalyptus eugenioides
  Eucalyptus forrestiana
  Eucalyptus goniocalyx
  Eucalyptus grandis
  Eucalyptus intertexta
  Eucalyptus largiflorens
  Eucalyptus leucoxylon var Rosea
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