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  Eucalyptus grandis
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maid. Forest Fl. n.s. Wales 1: 79. 1903 & Crit. Rev. Eucalypt. 4: 338. 1920; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 185. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 61. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 140. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 127. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 213. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 365. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Grandis
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Flooded Gum, Rose Gum
  Description: Trees to 50 m high; bark white, smooth. Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate [seedling leaf opposite for 4 or 5 pairs]; petiole to 30 mm long, slender, glabrous; juvenile leaves 10-14 x 5.5-8.5 cm; adult leaves 10-16 x 2-3 cm, ovate, falcate or lanceolate, base oblique, obtuse, attenuate or subacute, apex acuminate, margin entire, glabrous, coriaceous, gland-dotted; lateral nerves many, pinnate, faint, looped near the margin forming intramarginal nerve, intercostae reticulate. Flowers bisexual, white, in 7-11 flowered axillary umbels; pedicels to 3.5 mm; hypanthium obconical, to 5 mm, glaucous, ribbed; operculum hemispherical or beaked, to 4 mm; stamens many, 2-7 mm, with a distal adaxial gland; ovary inferior, adnate to the hypanthium, 3-4-celled, ovules many; style simple, stigma capitate. Fruit a capsule, 5-8 x 4-6 mm, sessile or pedicellate, pyriform, 4 or 5 valved, often glaucous, disc narrow; seeds many.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-April
  District(s): Idukki, Thrissur, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Raised in plantations in the High Ranges
  Distribution: Native of 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: Chinnar, Plapally, Devicolam
   
 
   
 
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