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Explanation of Plates (176–179).

Plate 176.

Plate 176: EUCALYPTUS CALOPHYLLA R.Br. (1-5) E. FICIFOLIA F.v.M. (6,7) [See also Plate 177.] Lithograph by Margaret Flockton.



E. calophylla R.Br.

  • 1a. Juvenile leaf in the earliest stage, scabrous, peltate, secondary veins curved. These juvenile leaves vary in size; 1b, intermediate leaf, the feather veins approaching those of the normal leaves. Both from Bow River, south West Australia. (Sid. W. Jackson, presented by H. L. White.)
  • 2. Young buds, showing bracteoles. Deep River, south West Australia. (Sid. W. Jackson, presented by H. L. White.)
  • 3a. Mature leaf; 3b, buds; 3c, anthers; 3d, unripe fruit, drying irregularly; the urceolate and the bullate appearance are alike exaggerated. Perth district. (Dr. F. Stoward.)
  • 4. Fruit. Albany. (Henry Deane.) A stunted specimen, taking on a globular appearance, and with orifice somewhat contracted.
  • 5. Normal fruit, contracted a little in drying, but fairly characteristic of the species. Lower Canning River, Perth district. (Dr. A. Morrison.)

E. ficifolia F.v.M. (See also Plate 177.)

  • 6a. Mature leaf (small); 6b, buds and flowers (note the persistent operculum); 6c, front and back view of anther. Shannon River, south West Australia. (W. V. Fitzgerald.)
  • 7 Young buds, showing bracteoles. Cultivated, Botanic Gardens, Sydney. (W. F. Blakely.)



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Plate 177.

Plate 177: EUCALYPTUS FICIFOLIA F.v.M. (1-3) [See also Plate 176.] E. HÆMATOXYLON Maiden. (4-7) Lithograph by Margaret Flockton.



E. ficifolia F.v.M. (See also Plate 176.)

  • 1. Mature leaf. The leaves vary a good deal in width and size.
  • 2. Mature fruit. Near Wilson's Inlet, south West Australia. (W. V. Fitzgerald).
  • 3. Not quite mature fruit, showing an urceolate shape. Irwin's Inlet, south West Australia. (S. W. Jackson, presented by H. L. White.)

E. hæmatoxylon Maiden.

  • 4. Juvenile leaf, not quite in the earliest stage. “Mountain Gum.” (Department of Woods and Forests, Perth, W.A., 1914. Probably from Jarrahwood, W.A.)
  • 5. Intermediate leaf; cultivated, Botanic Gardens, Sydney. (W. F. Blakely.)
  • 6a. Small intermediate leaf; 6b, mature leaf; 6c, nearly fully expanded buds; 6d, front and back view of anther; 6e, nearly ripe fruit, dotted all over. Jarrahwood, south West Australia. (Forest Ranger Donovan.)
  • 7a. Mature leaf; 7b, calyx-tubes just after the fall of the stamens; 7c, ripe fruits. Happy Valley. (Forest Ranger Donovan.)

Plate 178.

Plate 178: EUCALYPTUS MACULATA Hook. (1-4) E. MACULATA var. CITRIODORA F.v.M. (5-7) Lithograph by Margaret Flockton.



E. maculata Hook.

  • 1a, 1b. Juvenile leaves in the earliest stage, scabrous and peltate. Brisbane, Queensland. (J.H.M.)
  • 2a. Large mature leaf; 2b, unexpanded buds, still enclosed in double opercula; 2c, coarse, warty old fruits. Enoggera, near Brisbane. (J. L. Boorman.)
  • 3. Small, non-urceolate fruits. Milton, N.S.W. (J. L. Boorman.)
  • 4a. Buds, showing outer and inner opercula; 4b, back and front view of anthers; 4c, fruits. Near Liverpool, N.S.W. (J.H.M.)

E. maculata var. citriodora F.v.M.

  • 5. Juvenile leaf in the earliest stage, scabrous and peltate and very aromatic. Duaringa, 65 miles west of Rockhampton, Queensland. (J.H.M.)
  • 6. Juvenile leaf in the earliest stage. Type of E. melissiodora Lindl., collected by Sir Thomas Mitchell at Balmy Creek. (See p. 91.)
  • 7a. Mature leaf (from top of tree); 7b, buds; 7c, front and back view of anthers; 7d, ripe fruit, warted. Stannary Hills, North Queensland. (Dr. T. L. Bancroft.)

Plate 179.

Plate 179: EUCALYPTUS MOOREANA (W. V. Fitzgerald) Maiden. (1) E. APPROXIMANS Maiden. (2) E. STOWARDI Maiden. (3,4) Lithograph by Margaret Flockton.



E. Mooreana (W. V. Fitzgerald) Maiden.

  • 1a. Juvenile leaf; 1b, umbel of buds included in double operculum; 1c, mature leaf, with ripe buds and an expanded flower; 1d, views of anther; 1e, mature fruits. 1a and 1b, summit of Mount Broome; 1c, 1d, and 1e, summit of Mount Rason, King Leopold Range, Kimberleys, north Western Australia. (W. V. Fitzgerald.) The type.

E. approximans Maiden.

  • 2a. Mature leaves; 2b, portion of a leaf, enlarged, showing the sinuate, translucent margin, and the abundance of oil-glands; 2c, unripe buds; 2d, front and back view of anther; 2e, fruits. Barren Mountain, north-eastern New South Wales. (Henry Deane.) The type.

E. Stowardi Maiden.

  • 3a. Juvenile leaf, though not quite in the earliest stage; 3b, mature leaf, with flower and also calyx-tube with persistent style; 3c, buds; 3d, front and back views of anthers, with angular and glandular filaments; 3e, different views of fruit. Kwelkan, Western Australia. (Dr. F. Stoward.) The type.
  • 4a. Smaller buds and flowers; 4b, front and back view of anthers; 4c, fruits, smaller than those of the type. Kellerberrin, W.A. (F. H. Vachell.)
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