Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus acies (Woolbernup Mallee)

Eucalyptus acies photo
Flowers of Eucalyptus acies on Mount Manypeaks, Western Australia

Photograph by P. Ollerenshaw. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Eucalyptus acies photo
Eucalyptus acies on Mount Manypeaks, Western Australia

Photograph by P. Ollerenshaw. Some rights reserved.

Description, Habitat and Distribution information is sourced from: G.M.Chippendale (2017) Eucalyptus acies. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. Licensed under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license.


distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus acies in Australia

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

Common Name
Woolbernup Mallee

Mallee to 2.5 m. Bark grey. Juvenile leaves opposite, subsessile, oblong-elliptic, concolorous. Adult leaves opposite or subopposite, lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, acuminate, broadly cuneate, coriaceous; lamina 9-15 cm long, 2-3.5 cm wide, green or yellow-green; lateral veins just visible, at 40° -50° ; intramarginal vein up to 2 mm from margin; petiole flattened, 15-30 mm long. Umbels 7-flowered; peduncles flattened or angular, widening upwards, usually reflexed, 13-26 mm long; pedicels flattened, 5-8 mm long. Buds clavate or shortly fusiform; operculum conical to hemispherical, smooth or shallowly ribbed, 3-5 mm long, 7-9 mm wide; hypanthium obconical, prominently ribbed, 5-8 mm long, 8-10 mm wide. Fruits hemispherical or campanulate, 10-15 mm long, 12-16 mm wide; disc broad, level with rim or slightly convex; valves 3 or 4, level. Seeds angular, slightly winged, grey-black or brown-black.

Grows in low shrubland and heathland.

Occurs on quartzite hills of the Fizgerald River Natl Park and near Cheyne Beach, W.A.

Common Name:Woolbernup Mallee

Relatives in same Genus
  Eucalyptus acaciiformis
  Eucalyptus accedens
  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
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