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Species profile—Eucalyptus hallii (Goodwood gum)

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Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → MyrtaceaeEucalyptus hallii (Goodwood gum)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Myrtaceae
Scientific name
Eucalyptus hallii Brooker
Common name
Goodwood gum
WildNet taxon ID
13905
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Medium
Conservation significant
Yes
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Short Notes
BRI 214640, 214641
Description
Eucalyptus hallii is a tree growing to 17m in height. It has smooth bark on the trunk and branchlets. The bark is mottled grey and dark grey and is continually shed. The newly exposed bark is orange to pinkish-grey. The juvenile leaves are lance shaped to ovate, measure 15cm long by 8cm wide and are arranged in pairs along the branches. Adult leaves are the same colour on either side; a glossy green or grey-green. They are lance-shaped or sometimes sickle-shaped and measure up to 15cm long by 2.5cm wide.
Up to 7 white flowers are grouped into clusters, on laterally flattened stalks that reach up to 1cm in length. The flower clusters arise from the angle between the leaf and the stem. Mature flower buds are egg-shaped, have a rounded or cone-shaped cap, measure up to 9mm long by 4mm wide and are without a stalk. The seed capsules are conical with the pointed end joined to the stalk and have 3-4 chambers and protruding valves. The capsules are 5-8mm long and 5-7mm in diameter. (Brooker & Kleinig 1994; Halford 1995; DEWHA 2008)
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Distribution
Eucalyptus hallii is endemic to the coastal lowlands between Bundaberg and Maryborough in Queensland. (DEWHA 2008; Herbrecs 2008)
Distributional limits
-24.9900821, 152.3093883
-25.2567391, 153.1760449
Range derivation
Range derived from extent of the taxon's verified records
Habitat
Eucalyptus hallii occurs on flat to gently undulating terrain up to 60m above sea level. It is found in eucalypt or dry sclerophyll forest and woodland dominated by Eucalyptus species. It grows on acidic, grey silty or white sandy soils. (Halford 1995; DEWHA 2008)
Reproduction
Eucalyptus hallii has been recorded with flower buds throughout the year and with flowers in January and February. (Halford 1995)
Notes
Contributors: Jan A. Abbotts 17/01/2002; Tony Bean, Mellisa Mayhew 27/01/2009
References
Brooker, M.I.H. & Kleinig, D.A. (1994). Field guide to Eucalypts: Volume 3, Northern Australia. Inkata Press, Sydney.
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (2008). Eucalyptus hallii in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Canberra. Accessed 2/07/2008. http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat
Halford, D. (1995). Eucalyptus hallii, in Species Management Manual. Department of Natural Resources, Brisbane.
Herbrecs (2008). Eucalyptus hallii, in BriMapper version 3.2.1. Queensland Herbarium. Accessed 22/12/2008.
Profile author
Tony Bean (27/01/2009)

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=13905

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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