Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Eucalyptus x forthiana
Myrtaceae Juss.
Eucalyptus x forthiana Blakely , legitimate, named hybrid
Blakely, W.F. (8 August 1939), Additions to the Australian Myrtaceae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium 1(1): 37 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "N.S.W.;– Lower Monkerai P. Forth, and W.F. Blakely 22/3/1938, the type."
common name: Monkerai Box [n/a]
  • Etymology: "Named in honour of the discoverer, the late Mr. Percy Forth, Apiarist, Lower Monkerai. Mr. Forth was a keen tree observer and he possessed the natural gift of distinguishing the various species of Eucalypts in the field as accurately as a trained botanist."
Pryor, L.D. & Johnson, L.A.S. (1971), A Classification of the Eucalypts: 70 [secondary reference]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1986), Eucalyptus. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 2: 191 [secondary reference]
Chippendale, G.M. in George, A.S. (ed.) (27 June 1988), Eucalyptus. Flora of Australia 19: 432 APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Comment: A putative hybrid involving Eucalyptus moluccana x E. siderophloia.
  • Text: "Reputed hybrid between E. moluccana and E. siderophloia, fide L.D.Pryor & L.A.S.Johnson, op. cit. 70 [i.e. L.D.Pryor & L.A.S.Johnson, A Classification of the Eucalypts: 70 (1971)]."