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  Eucalyptus globulus
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Eucalyptus globulus Labill., Rel. Voy. Rech. Perouse 1: 153. 1799; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 486(343). 1919; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 102. 1988; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 185. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 61. 1998; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 285. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Eucali, Yukkalimaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Blue gum, Eucalypt, Tasmanian blue gum, Yukali
  Description: Trees, to 30 m high; bark smooth, peeling off in long stripes. Leaves of the seedlings opposite, sessile, amplexicaul, 6-12 x 2.5-7 cm, bluish-green, glaucous, strongly discolourous, juvenile leaves opposite, sessile, 7-15 x 4-9 cm, elliptic-ovate, glaucous, strongly discolourous, amplexicaule; intermediate leaves alternate, petiolate, glabrous, broadly lanceolate; adult leaves alternate; petiole to 30 mm, stout, glabrous; lamina 10-30 x 3-4 cm, falcate or lanceolate, base acute or obtuse, apex acute or acuminate, margin entire, glabrous, coriaceous; lateral nerves many, pinnate, prominent, intercostae reticulate, pellucid-punctate. Flowers bisexual, to 4 cm across, axillary, solitary; buds sessile, 3 x 2 cm, turbinate, warty, glaucous; hypanthium ribbed, to 1 cm; operculum long, flat, with a central knob; stamens many, free, 0.5-1.5 cm; anthers obovoid, 0.5-1 mm, versatile; ovary inferior, adnate to the hypanthium, 3-5-celled, ovules many; style simple; stigma capitate. Fruit a capsule, sessile, globose or hemispherical, 4-ribbed, warty, disc broad, convex; valves 3-5; seeds many.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Alappuzha, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Grown as avenue tree as well as raised in plantation
  Distribution: Native of Tasmania; widely cultivated in Sri Lanka and India
  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: Campshed area, Veeyapuram
   
 
   
 
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