Silver Box

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: pruinosa
Main Flower Colour: Cream

Description

A small tree with rough box-type bark. Adult leaves retain their juvenile form, they are large about 15x8cm, waxy-grey (glaucous) and the same colour on both sides, opposite and sessile. Flower buds in terminal panicles, buds grey-glaucous. Operculum conical, flowers cream with anthers tinged with pink.

Widespread in northern Australia Mt Isa west to the central Kimberley.

Flowering start in June.

Identification

The main flower colour is cream.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/5753

Field Guide to Eucalypts. Vol 3. Brooker and Kleinig
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Location

Bio Regions

OVP - Ord Victoria Plain

STU - Sturt Plateau

TAN - Tanami

DMR - Davenport Murchison Ranges

MII - Mount Isa Inlier

GUP - Gulf Plains

GFU - Gulf Fall and Uplands

Specifics

S. section of Gregory National Park, NT, near Humbert River.

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