Eucalyptus series Brevifoliae (Myrtaceae), a new series of northern Australian eucalypts
BROOKER, M.I.H. AND SLEE, A.V.

A new infrageneric taxon, Eucalyptus series Brevifoliae is described. The group consists of six species of northern Australian white gums, viz. E. confluens, E. rupestris and E. ordiana, endemic to the Kimberley in Western Australia, E. brevifolia, from the Kimberley and adjacent parts of the Northern Territory, E. umbrawarrensis endemic to the Top End of the Northern Territory, and E. leucophloia which occurs from the Pilbara across the Northern Territory to western Queensland. The series is diagnosed by seed and leaf characters.