Key to Tasmanian Dicots

Eucalyptus radiata (Myrtaceae) 1:224

Eucalyptus radiata is an uncommon eucalypt that grows on relatively dry and fire prone slopes in north-western Tasmania (e.g. along the Forth River near Lemonthyme Power Station.

It is an erect tree with fibrous bark reaching the higher branches. It can be confused with E. amygdalina but the leaves, especially the juvenile leaves are considerably broader. E. rodwayi has a similar habit, but only has seven flowers per umbel and grows in swampy places It is a members of the peppermint group of species, which also includes, E. nitida, E. tenuiramis, E. coccifera, E. risdonii and E. pulchella.


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