Eucalyptus woodwardii

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Name and publication

Eucalyptus woodwardii Maiden, J. Western Austral. Nat. Hist. Soc. 3:42 (1910).

Description

Flower buds of the lemon-flowered mallee are sometimes encountered in potpourri imported from Australia. Buds are clustered, pedicillate, 1.6-1.7 x 0.9-1.1 cm; rim thick; glaucous and often with persistent beaked opercula (operculums, flower bud caps).

Nativity and distribution

Eucalyptus woodwardii is native to Western Australia but cultivated elsewhere.

Family

Myrtaceae