Mottlecah

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

Description

Mallee with a sprawling, straggling habit. Leaves are large, blue-grey and sessile (without a leaf stalk). Large buds with a pointed bud cap (operculum). Flowers are the largest of all eucalypts, up to 7cm diameter. Gumnuts are large and flattened.

Flowering start in August and ends in June.

Identification

The main flower colour is red. Large flowers, large blue grey leaves, sprawling habit.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5705

Created: 14 Feb 2014 - rapid80
Updated: 27 May 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

SWA - Swan Coastal Plain

AVW - Avon Wheatbelt

Specifics

east of Badgingarra, WA

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