Eucalyptus kitsoniana

Common name: 

Bog Gum
Gippsland Mallee

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Otway Range, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory (?DEKT)

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Common on the Singapore Peninsula1

Flower description:

Cream2

Habit:

Tree to 8 m tall2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Juvenile leaves are opposite, sessile, broad-ovate and paler green on one side. Buds are in clusters of 7. Fruit are sessile and in tight clusters on flattened inflorescence stalks3

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Image of Eucalyptus kitsoniana
Image of Eucalyptus kitsoniana
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Image of Eucalyptus kitsoniana Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Rare in Australia

References:

1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
3 Costermans, L. (2006). “Trees of Victoria and adjoining areas”. Costermans Publishing, Frankston, Victoria.