Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus ochrophloia (Yapunyah)

Eucalyptus ochrophloia photo
Eucalyptus ochrophloia flowers and leaves

Photograph by Murray Fagg. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Eucalyptus ochrophloia photo
Eucalyptus ochrophloia tree

Photograph by Murray Fagg. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Description, Habitat and Distribution information is sourced from: G.M.Chippendale (2017) Eucalyptus ochrophloia. 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 ochrophloia in Australia

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

Common Name

Tree to 20 m, though usually less than 15 m. Bark rough, fibrous to 4 m, abruptly changing to smooth and red or bronze above. Juvenile leaves narrowly lanceolate to lanceolate, green, slightly discolorous. Adult leaves narrowly lanceolate, acuminate to uncinate; lamina 12.5-18 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, green; lateral veins faint, at 25° -35° ; intramarginal vein up to 2 mm from margin; petiole terete, 10-20 mm long. Peduncle terete, 5-12 mm long; pedicels 5-6 mm long. Buds cylindrical to conical; operculum conical, 5-6 mm long and wide; hypanthium cylindrical or suburceolate, 6-7 mm long, 5-6 mm wide. Fruits cylindrical to suburceolate, 2-4-ribbed, 10-15 mm long, 6-8 mm wide; valves 3 or 4.

Grows in open woodland and forest in drainage channels and depressions near rivers in silty soil and cracking clay.

Occurs in south-western Qld and far north-western N.S.W.

Common Name:Yapunyah

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  Eucalyptus acaciiformis
  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
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