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  Eucalyptus camaldulensis
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh., Cat. Pl. Hort. Camald. (ed. 2) 61: 20. 1832; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 185. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 119. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Longbeak eucalyptus, Murray redgum, River Red Gum
  Description: Large trees. Bark smooth or loosely rough in upper half. Juvenile leaves 7-11 x 2-3 cm, petiolate, opposite, lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, glaucous, discolourous; intermediate leaves alternate, petiolate, glabrous, lanceolate; adult leaves alternate, petiole 10-15 mm long, stout, glabrous; lamina 15-25 x 2-3 cm, lanceolate, base acute or obtuse, apex acuminate, margin entire, glabrous, coriaceous, concolourous, dull green; lateral nerves many, pinnate, prominent, intercostae reticulate, pellucid-punctate. Flowers bisexual, 1-1.5 cm across, axillary in umbels, to 7 flowered; peduncle to 2 cm long, pedicel 5-10 mm long, buds 10 x 5 cm, shortly pedicellate, hypanthium hemispherical, operculum conical or rostrate; stamens many, free, 0.5-1 cm; anthers obovoid, 0.5-1 mm, versatile; ovary inferior, adnate to the hypanthium, 3-5 celled, ovules many; style simple; stigma capitate. Capsule 0.5 x 1 cm, globose or hemispherical, sessile, valves exserted; seeds many.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting:
  District(s): Palakkad, Thrissur, Idukki, Wayanad, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Raised in plantations, also planted as avenue tree
  Distribution: Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Kuchimudi
   
 
   
 
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