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  ― 204 ―

Leaves (Oil)

— Messrs. Baker and Smith (Research on the Eucalypts) give the following particulars in regard to the oil of this species, and of the so-called variety didyma:—

     
Species.  Specific gravity at 15°C.  Specific rotation, [a]D  Saponification number.  Solubility in Alcohol.  Constituents found. 
E.punctata  0.9129 to 0.9922  -2.52° to +4.44°  18.78  1 1/4 Vols. 70%  Eucalyptol, pinene, aromadendral. 
E.punctata var. didyma.  0.9033 to 0.907  -4.63° to -6.53°  10.9 to 11.6  7 vols. 70%. to vols. 80%.  Eucalyptol, pinene, aromadendral. 

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