Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus thozetiana (Thozet's Box)


Eucalyptus thozetiana photo
Eucalyptus thozetiana tree

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Eucalyptus thozetiana photo
Eucalyptus thozetiana foliage

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Eucalyptus thozetiana photo
Eucalyptus thozetiana trunk

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



THOZET'S BOX FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus thozetiana in Australia

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


Common Name
Thozet's Box

Other Names
Yapunyah

Description
Thozet's Box is a tree to 25 m. Bark smooth throughout, white to grey, sometimes pink-grey; exfoliating flakes often retained in small curls. Juvenile leaves linear, green, concolorous. Adult leaves narrowly lanceolate, acuminate; lamina 6-15 cm long, 0.5-1.1 cm wide, green; lateral veins faint, at 30° -40° ; intramarginal vein up to 1 mm from margin; petiole terete, 5-10 mm long. Peduncle terete or angular, 5-14 mm long; pedicels 2-6 mm long. Buds ovoid to clavate, somewhat quadrangular; operculum conical, 1-2 mm long, 2-3 mm wide; hypanthium suburceolate, 2-3 mm long and wide. Fruits cylindrical to ovoid, 3-6 mm long, 3-4 mm wide; valves 3 or 4.

Habitat
Grows mainly in sandy soil on plains, small hills and ridges, in woodland and open forest.

Distribution
Occurs in Qld from Charters Towers southwards almost to the N.S.W. border, with a small isolated disjunct population NE of Alice Springs, N.T.

Growth Characteristics
Height: 12m - 25m
Spread: 10m - 15m



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:thozetiana
Common Name:Thozet's Box


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