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Discovering Eucalyptus: Anthesis (I)

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Eucalyptus, from Greek ευ (well) + κάλυπτος (veiled) = "Well covered"
Anthesis, from Greek άνθος (flower) + ησις (event) = "The time or action of a flower opening"

Discovering Eucalyptus: Anthesis (I) / Descubriendo los Eucalyptus: Antesis / Eucalyptus Botanical Art / Macro Photography / Brian Johnston, Toronto, Canada / Gustavo Iglesias Trabado, GIT Forestry Consulting, Lugo, Galicia, España, Spain / Eucalyptologics
Anthesis in Eucalyptus robusta (Swamp Mahogany) flowers.
Photography by Brian Johnston (Click image to enlarge)



"The tree above described appears to be undoubtedly of the same genus as that cultivated in some greenhouses in England, which Mr. L'Héritier has described in his Sertum Anglicum (1) but we dare not assert it to be the same species, nor can this point be determined till the flowers and every part of both be seen and compared"

John White Esquire, Surgeon-General to the First Fleet and the Settlement at Port Jackson (2)


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Phil in Sydney said...

Posted by Phil in Sydney on 3/3/2008, 10:54 pm, in reply to "Discovering Eucalyptus - Anthesis (I)"

So that ridge below the flower was actually caused by the outer operculum, which was shed much earlier?

Gus - Eucalyptologics said...

Posted by Gus on 3/6/2008, 12:30 am, in reply to "Re: Discovering Eucalyptus - Anthesis (I)"

You can bet! I think I have some photos depicting exactly that for some of my eucalypts here, but darn it, I cannot find it now! But I will! >:-)


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