Square-fruit Mallee, Four-winged Mallee

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: tetraptera
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

Staggly small mallee to 3m. Leaves thick, about 15cm long. Large square ribbed, bright red flower base. Anthers bright pink. Operculum (bud cap) is pointed and ribbed. Gumnuts large square ribbed shape.

Flowering start in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. Red square flowers and large square gumnuts

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5788

Created: 24 Apr 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 14 Jan 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

ESP - Esperance Plains

Specifics

Roadside near Stokes Inlet, WA

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