Explanation of Plate 49

Plate 49: The Mugga: A Red Ironbark (Eucalyptus sideroxylon, A.Cunn.)(G.H.K. are E. leucoxylon, F.v.M.) Lithograph by M. Flockton.

  • A. An original specimen in flower collected by Allan Cunningham.
  • B. Seedling raised from seed collected at Stuart Town, N.S.W.
  • C. Natural seedling from Condobolin, N.S.W.
  • D. Fruits from Condobolin Hill (whence the preceding seedling was obtained). Observe the warts frequently seen on the fruits of this species.
  • E. Fruits from Cootamundra to Grenfell.
  • F. Fruits from Cabramatta, near Sydney. All the above are E. Sideroxylon, A. Cunn.

The following are Eucalyptus leucoxylon, F.v.M., for comparison.

  • G. Seedling from seed obtained at Mount Lofty, S.A.
  • H. Pair of juvenile leaves from Kapunda, S.A.
  • K. Pair of juvenile leaves, a stage further advanced, from the same place.