Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus pilligaensis

Scientific NameEucalyptus pilligaensis
CategoriesTree
Common Name(s)Narrow-Leaved Grey Box
FamilyMyrtaceae

Description

"Tree to 25 m tall. Forming a lignotuber." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)

Notes

Eucalyptus pilligaensis is a grey box closely related to E.microcarpa, E.moluccana and E.albens but having the narowest leaves and fruit in this group of taxa. The adult leaves are green. As could be expected, the seed and chaff volumes are relatively very low.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"Small to medium sized tree of the northern part of the western slopes and plains of New South Wales extending into Queensland from Texas and Goondiwindi north to Warrego Highway east and west of Miles;" (Brooker, M.I.H., and Kleinig, D.A., 2004)

Distribution Map | Eucalyptus pilligaensis | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

EUCLID Eucalypts of Australia Edition 4 (2015, internet based, hosted by the Atlas of Living Australia). Date accessed: Oct 10, 2019. 

http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org:8080/euclid/data/02050e02-0108-490e-8900-0e0601070d00/media/Html/index.htm

http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org:8080/euclid/data/02050e02-0108-490e-8900-0e0601070d00/media/Html/Eucalyptus_pilligaensis.htm D.A. (2004) ‘Field guide to eucalypts. Vol. 3. 2nd edn. (Bloomings Books: Melbourne)