Eucalyptus megacornuta

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Name and publication()

Eucalyptus megacornuta C. A. Gardner, Prod. Roy. Soc. W. Australia 27: 184 (1942).

Description()

The fruits of the warted yate are sometimes encountered in potpourri imported from Australia. The capsules are clustered and sessile on a flattened peduncle, campanulate, 1 prominent rib with many weak ribs, 1.8-4 cm long x 2.2-.5 cm wide, valves 3, exserted.

Nativity and distribution()

Eucalyptus megacornuta is native to Western Australia but cultivated elsewhere.

Family()

Myrtaceae