Eucalyptus macrocarpa

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Name and publication()

Eucalyptus macrocarpa Hook., Icon. Pl. 5: t. 405-407 (1842).

Description()

The fruits of the mottlecah are sometimes encountered in potpourri imported from Australia. The capsules are shallowly hemispherical or turbinate, 3-5 cm long x 5-9 cm wide, valves 4-7, exserted.

Nativity and distribution()

Eucalyptus macrocarpa is native to Western Australia but cultivated elsewhere.

Family()

Myrtaceae