Coloured Plate 9

Coloured plate 9: E. ODORATA Behr. and Schlecht., Figs. 88-89. E. POPULIFOLIA Hook., Figs. 90-91. E. ALBENS Miq., Figs. 92-95. E. SIDEROPHLOIA Benth., Figs, 96-97. E. LEUCOXYLON F.v.M., Figs. 98-99. E. PANICULATA Sm., Figs. 100-101.

E. odorata Behr and Schlecht.

  • 88. (Ref. No. B 47.) Monarto, South Australia (Dr. J. B. Cleland, July, 1909). A seedling 3½ inches high with the small cotyledons still attached and with four pairs of opposite, petiolate, lanceolate leaves and three pairs of alternate leaves above them. Sown 29th December, 1914; drawn 15th March, 1915.
  • 89. Upper portion of No. 88, at 4 inches high, showing the somewhat obtuse lanceolate, venulose leaves, Drawn 15th May, 1915.

E. populifolia Hook f.

  • 90. (Ref. No. D 3.) Pilliga Bore (J. L. Boorman). A seedling 3 inches high, showing the elongated hypocotyl and three pairs of linear-lanceolate, opposite leaves, also some broad alternate leaves above them. Sown 25th October, 1915; drawn 17th December, 1916.
  • 91. (Ref. No. C.) Coolabah (J. L. Boorman, January, 1902). Showing the upper portion of a seedling 8 inches high with six lanceolate, venulose leaves. Its affinity to No. 88, E. odorata, is apparent Sown 6th June, 1905; drawn 30th January, 1906.

E. albens Miq.

  • 92. (Ref. No. 4). Coonabarabran (J. L. Boorman, October, 1916). A very young seedling showing the filiform hypocotyl, the bilobed cotyledons, and the first pair of leaves. Sown 26th November, 1917; drawn 4th January, 1918.
  • 93. The same plant a little more advanced. Drawn 13th March, 1918.
  • 94. Another plant of the same sowing as No. 92, about 2 inches high, with the cotyledons still attached and with three pairs of opposite leaves, the upper pair being very broad and veiny. Drawn 13th March, 1918.
  • 95. (Ref. No. C 30.) Mumbil (J. L. Boorman, 1909). Upper portion of a 5-inch seedling, showing the slightly flexuose stem and the broad lanceolate, glaucous leaves. Sown 5th January, 1915; drawn 14th April, 1915.

E. siderophloia Benth.

  • 96. (Ref. No. 0011.) Rookwood (J. L. Boorman, 6th December, 1917). A very young seedling 1½ inches high, showing the long, slender hypocotyl, the rather large bilobed cotyledons and two pairs of rather broad-lanceolate leaves. Sown 11th December, 1917; drawn 23rd January, 1918.
  • 97. The same plant at 5 inches, showing considerable variation in the opposite leaves. Drawn 19th June, 1918.

E. leucoxylon F.v.M.

  • 98. Mount Lofty, South Australia (Max Koch, 1902). A seedling 3 inches high showing the long hypocotyl, the small cotyledons, and three pairs of opposite, lanceolate, glaucous leaves. The internodes are also slightly glandular. Sown 5th February, 1904; drawn 29th March, 1904.
  • 99. A pair of opposite leaves from the same plant four months later, showing the sessile character and the glaucousness. Drawn 5th July, 1905.

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E. paniculata Sm.

  • 100a. (Ref. No. 4070). North Head, Ulladulla, N.S.W. (R. H. Cambage, December, 1911). A very young seedling, showing the slender hypocotyl, the cotyledons, and three pairs of opposite leaves. Sown 15th December, 1917; drawn 15th January, 1918.
  • 100. The same plant nearly 3 inches high, showing the cotyledons and five pairs of opposite leaves, the three lowest pair being considerably smaller than the upper pairs. Drawn 19th March, 1918.
  • 101. Showing two alternate leaves of the same plant at 24 inches high. They are intermediate leaves and are broader than the typical adult leaves. Drawn 28th April, 1920.