Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus acaciiformis (Wattle-leaved Peppermint)


Eucalyptus acaciiformis photo
Eucalyptus acaciiformis flowers and leaves

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Eucalyptus acaciiformis photo
Eucalyptus acaciiformis buds

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Eucalyptus acaciiformis photo
Habit of Eucalyptus acaciiformis

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



PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus acaciiformis in Australia

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


Common Name
Wattle-leaved Peppermint

Description
Tree to 20 m. Bark rough, fibrous throughout, grey-brown. Juvenile leaves alternate, petiolate, elliptic, grey-green, concolorous. Adult leaves alternate, lanceolate, acuminate; lamina 5-10 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, green; lateral veins just visible, at 30° -40° ; intramarginal vein up to 1 mm from margin; petiole slightly flattened or terete, 6-18 mm long. Peduncle terete, 2-5 mm long; pedicels 1-3 mm long. Buds ovoid to obovoid or ±fusiform; operculum conical or hemispherical, 1-2 mm long, 2-3 mm wide; hypanthium hemispherical, 2-3 mm long and wide. Fruits hemispherical, 3-4 mm long, 4-5 mm wide; disc level; valves 3 or 4, level or exserted.

Habitat
Grows in shallow soils on slopes and ridges, mostly in mixed woodland.

Distribution
Occurs on higher areas of the northern tablelands, N.S.W.



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:acaciiformis
Common Name:Wattle-leaved Peppermint


Relatives in same Genus
  Eucalyptus accedens
  Eucalyptus acies
  Eucalyptus albens
  Eucalyptus bancroftii
  Eucalyptus baxteri
  Eucalyptus caleyi
  Eucalyptus camaldulensis
  Eucalyptus camphora
  Eucalyptus cloeziana
  Eucalyptus crebra
  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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