Eucalyptus torquata

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Name and publication()

Eucalyptus torquata Luehm., Vict. Nat. 8: 147 (1892).

Description()

Flower buds of coral gum are sometimes encountered in potpourri imported from Australia. Buds are pedicellate, pendulous, 1.4-3 x 0.7-1.1 cm, operculum strongly beaked, ribbed. Hypanthium ribbed at the base.

Nativity and distribution()

Eucalyptus torquata is endemic to Western Australia but cultivated elsewhere.

Family()

Myrtaceae