Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Eucalyptus
Family: Myrtaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
cladocalyx
NOTES

A slender tree with smooth, flaky, tan bark. Pendulous leaves are borne mainly at the ends of the branches and are dark green and glossy above, 80-140 mm long and sweet tasting but contain prussic acid. Origin Australia.


AUTHORITY
F.Muell.
Sub Author
Conservation
Invader Category 2
Habit
Tree
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers with long exserted stamens. Buds ribbed with rounded caps to 11 mm long. Fruit a brown capsule to 16 mm long, ovoid, ribbed with deeply enclosed valves
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Sugar gum
Gum
Suikerbloekom
Invader
Habitat
NOTES: Rod Philip had a large stand of these trees but most of them have been removed
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Toxicity
Contains hydrocyanic acid
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Eucalyptus corynocalyx
Eucalyptus langii



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