citriodora subsp, variegata
(F. Muell.) A.R. Bean & M.W. Mc Donald
||Lemon - scented Gum
|English / Trade Name
||Lemon - scented Gum, Lemon scented spotted gum.
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Fruit ovoid or urceolate, often warty, with 3-4 deeply induced valves; seeds few, irregularly elliptical relatively large, shiny, black, 4-5 mm long. The genus Eucalyptus
||Grows naturally on rolling undulating plateaux, including dry ridges, in open forest and woodland, generally on poor soils.
||Native of Australia, cultivated across the tropics (Albania, Algeria, Brazil, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Greece, India, Italy, Kenya, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Nigeria, Portugal, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tunisia, Ugan
||Bark smooth, pale, uniform or slightly mottled bark, white to coppery in summer, often powdery, shedding in thin curling flakes.
|Distribution in Haryana
||Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat, Yamuna Nagar
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Tree 20-40 m high; bark smooth, shiny over the whole trunk, decorating in small plates. Leaves alternate, lanceolate, some peltate, rough, hairy especially on veins and edges. Flower terminal and compound or axillary and simple; umbels 3 flowers; flower buds white, clavate; operculum hemispherical, apiculate. Fruit ovoid or urceolate, often warty, with 3-4 deeply induced valves; seeds few, irregularly elliptical relatively large, shiny, black, 4-5 mm long.
||Leaves alternate, lanceolate, some peltate, rough, hairy especially on veins and edges.