Eucalyptus pyrophora

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Name and publication

Eucalyptus pyrophora Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 257 (1867).

Description

The fruits of E. pyrophora are sometimes encountered in potpourri imported from Australia. The capsules are globose or ovoid, rarely with a short neck, 1.5-2.5 cm long x 2-2.5 cm wide, sometimes faintly ribbed.

Nativity and distribution

Eucalyptus pyrophora is native to Western Australia but cultivated elsewhere.

Family

Myrtaceae