Plate 11

Coloured plate 11: E. CNEORIFOLIA DC., Figs. 118-119. E. SALMONOPHLOIA F.v.M., Figs. 120-121. E. SALUBRIS F.v.M., Figs. 122-123. E. TRANSCONTINENTALIS Maiden, Figs. 124-126. E. GRACILIS F.v.M., Figs. 127-129. E. OLEOSA F.v.M., Figs. 130-132.

E. cneorifolia DC.

  • 118. (Ref. No. C 2.) Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia (J.H.M., January, 1907). Seedling with one pair of cotyledon leaves and four pairs of opposite, narrow, first leaves. Sown 4th January, 1915; drawn 8th January, 1915.
  • 119. Same particulars as No. 118. Seedling, not showing ground line, drawn 10th April, 1915. Ground line not shown, nor the first pair of leaves as in No. 118. The second pair are still opposite and enlarged; the remainder of the leaves are also enlarged and alternate.

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E. salmonophloia F.v.M.

  • 120. (Ref. No. B 65.) 70 miles north of Kurrawang, Western Australia (W. V. Fitzgerald). Seedling with pair of cotyledon leaves and six pairs of opposite first leaves. The first two pairs are linear, the second pair being much elongated; the other pairs are much shorter and lanceolate.
  • 121. Same particulars as No. 120. Upper portion of the same seedling, drawn 16th September, 1915. The lowest and highest pair of leaves depicted are strictly opposite; six leaves intermediate between these are alternate, or perhaps in some cases an opposite leaf may have fallen off. Drawn 16th September, 1915.

The topmost portion of this seedling was drawn 1st May, 1919, when it had attained the height of 3 feet 2 inches. All the leaves had fallen off except four alternate ones at the top. They are 8 or 9 cm. long, 1·5 cm. broad, with petioles of 1 cm.

E. salubris F.v.M.

  • 122. (Ref. No. X 114.) Western Australia, without definite locality (Andrew Murphy, 15th January, 1918). Seedling with one pair of cotyledon leaves and two pairs of opposite first leaves. The lower pair are very narrow, and the second pair narrow-lanceolate. Sown 22nd January, 1918; drawn 27th March, 1918.
  • 123. Same particulars as No. 122. Seedling with cotyledon leaves dropped off, and five pairs of leaves, the lowest four opposite and the top pair beginning to be alternate. The two lowest pairs retarded in growth, the three topmost in vigorous growth, and all petiolate and lanceolate. Drawn 20th June, 1918.

E. transcontinentalis Maiden.

  • 124. (Ref. No. A 97.) Coolabah, Western New South Wales (J. L. Boorman, 1901). Seedling, with pair of cotyledon leaves and four pairs of opposite leaves; the two lower pairs almost linear, the two upper pairs shorter and broader. Sown 23rd November, 1914; drawn 25th February, 1915.
  • 125. Same particulars as No. 124. Seedling without cotyledon leaves, hypocotyl, etc. Seven pairs of first leaves, all opposite and sessile; the lowest pair very narrow, almost linear, the rest of the leaves becoming broader as the top of the seedling is reached, and becoming broader at the base so as to be almost stem-clasping. They are almost decurrent.
  • 126. Same particulars as No. 124. Upper portion of seedling 9 inches in height when drawn on 18th May, 1915. The leaves are beginning to be alternate and more erect.

E. gracilis F.v.M.

  • 127. (Ref. No. B 100.) Southern Cross, Western Australia (J.H.M., October, 1909). One pair of cotyledon leaves. Sown 4th January, 1915; drawn 16th March, 1915.
  • 128. Same particulars as No. 127. Seedling with cotyledon leaves and dense growth of leaves (and some axillary branches), all linear and opposite.
  • 129. Same particulars as Nos. 127 and 128. Seedling, upper part, showing alternate, subsessile, short lanceolate leaves. Drawn 7th April, 1916.

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E. oleosa F.v.M.

  • 130. (Ref. No. X 12.) Minnipa, Eyre's Peninsula, South Australia (W. J. Spafford, August, 1916). Seedling with one pair of cotyledon leaves and a large number of linear leaves (becoming broader towards the top; nearly all opposite or in whorls of three). Some of the apparently alternate leaves may probably be attributed to leaves having fallen off.
  • 131. Same particulars as No. 130. Top of a seedling 8 inches high. Leaves all alternated, channelled, rather narrow, tending to become appressed to the stem. Drawn 28th August, 1918.
  • 132. Same particulars as No. 130. Top of seedling 18 inches high. Leaves sub-sessile, acuminate, alternate, ovate-lanceolate, somewhat appressed to the stem. Drawn 28th February, 1919.