Trisha Shetty

Eucalyptus signata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Myrtaceae
Scientific name  Eucalyptus signata
Order  Myrtales
Genus  Eucalyptus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Eucalyptus racemosa, Eucalyptus haemastoma, Eucalyptus umbra, Eucalyptus stenostoma, Eucalyptus propinqua

Eucalyptus signata is a tree native to eastern Australia. It is one of many trees known as the Scribbly Gum. The habitat is dry eucalyptus forest or swampy areas at low altitude. Occurring from Morisset, New South Wales up the coast and ranges to beyond the Queensland border. The original specimen was collected at the Brisbane River.

Description

A small to medium-sized tree, up to 25 metres tall. Closely related to Eucalyptus haemastoma, however with smaller flower buds and gumnuts. Fruit more hemispherical being 7mm by 7mm in size. The bark is typical of the scribbly gum, being blotchy white with scribbles. White flowers form between July and September.

References

Eucalyptus signata Wikipedia


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