Eucalyptus parvula

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Small-leaved Gum
Eucalyptus parvula Batemans Bay.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species:
E. parvula
Binomial name
Eucalyptus parvula
Synonyms

Eucalyptus parvifolia Cambage

Eucalyptus parvula, the Small-leaved Gum is a eucalyptus of south eastern Australia.[1] A feature of this plant is the relatively small leaves.

It occurs in New South Wales, from the locations of Countegany to Kybean.[2]

This seldom seen plant is considered rare with a ROTAP rating of 2VCi. The future of this plant is of concern by scientists, who consider it endangered by extinction in New South Wales.[3] It is eligible for a listing as a vulnerable species under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Field Guide to Eucalypts - Brooker & Kleinig volume 1, ISBN 0-909605-62-9. Page 191.
  2. ^ "Eucalyptus parvula". PlantNET - NSW Flora Online. Retrieved 12 October 2010.
  3. ^ http://www.threatenedspecies.environment.nsw.gov.au/tsprofile/search_simpleresults.aspx?keywords=parvula&Go.x=0&Go.y=0
  4. ^ "Approved Conservation Advice for Eucalyptus parvula (Small-leaved Gum)" (PDF). Approved conservation advice (s266B of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999). Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Retrieved 17 October 2010.