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  Eucalyptus tereticornis
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Eucalyptus tereticornis Smith, Spec. Bot. New Holl. 41. 1795 & Trans. Soc. London 3: 284. 1797; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 247. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 125. 1997; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 185. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 266. 1997; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 213. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 365. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Yukkali
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Forest Red Gum, Yukali
  Description: Trees, to 25 m high, bark white, smooth; branchlets apically angular, pubescent when young. Leaves simple, alternate, [ seedling leaves opposite ] seedling leaves 5-12.5 x 1.5-6 cm; juvenile leaves 12-22 x 4.5-10 cm; adult leaves 10-20 x 1-2 cm, ovate, elliptic, lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base subacute, cuneate or oblique, margin entire, glabrous, coriaceous, gland-dotted; petiole to 25 mm long, stout, glabrous; lateral nerves many, pinnate, faint, lopped near the margin forming intramarginal nerve, intercostae reticulate. Flowers bisexual, white, 1.5 cm across, in 7-11 flowered axillary umbels; pedicel to 1 cm. Hypanthium campanulate, 3.5 cm, rugose; operculum conical, 1-1.5 cm, horn-shaped, apex acute. Stamens many; filaments unequal. Ovary inferior, adnate to the hypanthium, 3-4-celled, ovules many; style simple, stigma capitate. Fruit a capsule, 6-8 x 4-5 mm, pedicellate, truncate-globular, disc ascending; seeds many.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-September
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Raised in plantations, also planted as avenue tree
  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: Plapally
   
 
   
 
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