Species

Eucalyptus crenulata

Etymology

Eucalyptus: From the Greek eu 'good or well' and calypha 'covered', alluding to the calyx which covers the flower like a lid.
crenulata: From the Latin crenus 'notch', meaning with notches which give a leaf margin the appearance of having small rounded teeth

Common Name(s)

Buxton gum, silver gum

Authority

Eucalyptus crenulata Blakely & Beuzev.

Family

Myrtaceae

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs

Flower Colours

White

Endemic Taxon

No

Endemic Genus

No

Endemic Family

No

First recorded from New Zealand as naturalising on the eastern shore of Lake Wairarapa near Boggy Pond where saplings were located growing in the vicinity of planted, fruiting, adult trees

This page last updated on 21 Mar 2015