|Pear-fruited mallee, Dowerin Rose|
|E. pyriformis, field distribution|
Eucalyptus pyriformis, Pear-fruited mallee, Dowerin Rose, is a small, straggly mallee with smooth, grey or salmon-pink bark often sheeding in ribbons at the base. Juvenile leaves are stalked, alternate, ovate, to 9 x 5 cm. Adult leaves are stalked, broad-lanceolate to 9.5 x 3.2 cm, concolorous dull, grey to grey-green with a firm texture. Flowers are red or creamy white in mid winter to mid-spring. Fruit hangs on long stalks, is ribbed and funnel shaped to 4 x 5.5 cm.
- Brooker, I. & Kleinig, D., Eucalyptus, An illustrated guide to identification, Reed Books, Melbourne, 1996
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