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Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. petiolaris

Botanical Information:

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: leucoxylon
Subspecies: petiolaris

Meaning of name:
Eucalyptus is from Greek: eu, well + calyptos, covered. A reference to the well-covered cap covering the developing flowers
leucoxylon is from Greek: leucos, white + xylon, wood. A reference to the trunk colour
petiolaris is from Latin: petiolaris, borne on a petiole or stalk
  • E. leucoxylon subsp. leucoxylon is the typical form
  • E. leucoxylon subsp. pruinosa has greyish juvenile leaves and fruits
  • E. leucoxylon subsp. megalocarpa (no. 164 in our collection) is smaller and bears large fruit
  • E. leucoxylon subsp. petiolaris has bell shaped ribbed fruits and juvenile leaves with long stalks
As a species, E. leucoxylon is a medium sized tree that grows between 10m to 30m (33 to 98 feet) high. Rough bark is found on the lower 1m to 2m (3 to 6.5 feet) of the trunk, and above that the trunk and branches become smooth barked with a white, yellow, or bluish-grey surface. E. leucoxylon subsp. petiolaris grows to 15m (49 ft).

E. leucoxylon subsp. petiolaris produces predominantly pink flowers, but white, red, yellow, and apricot colours are also known. It is indigenous only to the Eyre Peninsula of South Australia.

This print features in the Eucalyptus leucoxylon subspecies diptych collection.

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