Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Eucalyptus deglupta
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
   Myrtaceae -- The Myrtle Family Bibliography
      Eucalyptus deglupta

Common name(s): `eukalikia, gum tree, nuholani, palepiwa, kamarere, Mindanao gum
General Information
DistributionNative to Mindanao in the Philippine Islands, Celebes, Ceram, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, New Britain, and Papua New Guinea.In the Hawaiian Islands, naturalized on Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Hawai`i.

Trees 35-60 m tall, bark green to yellow or red, orange, brown, and purple, smooth throughout.
Adult leaves opposite, blades discolorous, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 10-20 cm long, 6-10 cm wide, apex apiculate, petioles 7-13 mm long.
Flowers 3-7 in umbels arranged in terminal and axillary, paniculate inflorescences, peduncles 5-10 mm long, pedicels 4-6 mm long; buds subglobose or subclavate, 2-4 mm long and wide; operculum hemispherical, apiculate.
Fruit hemispherical or subglobose, 3-5 mm long and wide, valves exserted.