Eucalyptus crebra. NARROW-LEAVED IRONBARK. New South Wales.

MYRTACEAE (Myrtle family)

Three mature trees are not far from the Palm Drive sidewalk under the canopy of the great torrey pine northwest of the intersection of Palm Drive and Arboretum Road. The one nearest the intersection grows on the street side of the chain and bollard barrier bewtween a live oaks. The other two are near irrigation control valve #18. A single tree is at the back of the Hoover Tower facing Green East, planted amng a forest of E. sideroxylon. Three saplings were planted in the Ron Bracewell grove near vernal pool in Arboretum off Lasuen on 2/11/08; started from seed collected 6/06 at Stanford, Palm Dr. and Arboretum Rd.

Recognize narrow-leaved ironbark by the persistent dark bark, gray-green, concolorous leaves, and tiny buds and fruit, arranged in axilary and terminal panicles. Valves are 3-4, slightly inserted. Photo right by Matt Ritter.


Voucher image courtesy of Prof. Matt Ritter and Robert F. Hoover Herbarium, Cal Poly State University.

Other campus Eucalypts
E. acaciiformis | E. aggregata | E. albens | E. albida | E. blakelyi | E. botryoides | E. botryoides hybrid | E. bridgesiana | E. caesia | E. camaldulensis | E. cinerea | E. citriodora | E. cladocalyx | E. conferruminata | E. cornuta | E. crebra | E. cypellocarpa | E. diversicolor | E. dundasii | E. dwyeri | E. erythronema | E. ficifolia | E. globulus | E. goniocalyx | E. gunnii | E. intertexta | E. kruseana | E. laeliae | E. lehmannii | E. leucoxylon | E. linearis | E. loxophleba | E. macarthurii | E. macrandra | E. maculosa | E. mannifera | E. megacornuta | E. melliodora | E. morrisbyi | E. nicholii | Eucalyptus Notes | E. ochrophloia | E. oleosa ssp. oleosa | E. paniculata | E. parvifolia | E. parvula | E. patens | E. pauciflora | E. pellita | E. platypus | E. polyanthemos | E. pulchella | E. pulverulenta | E. punctata | E. redunca | E. resinifera | E. robusta | E. rudis | E. salubris | E. sideroxylon | E. squamosa | E. stellulata | E. urnigera | E. viminalis | E. viridis

Illustrations (links open new windows): illus. 1 | illus. 2 | Vouchers

Additions/Revisions:

Name derivation, genus | species

Related material: Eucalyptus checklist

Botanical name index | Common name index | Family
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