Eucalyptus caleyi subsp. caleyi Maiden APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus caerulea R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm. APNI*
Eucalyptus sideroxylon var. pallens (Benth.) Rehder APNI*
Description: Tree to 25 m high; bark persistent throughout, grey-black, `ironbark'.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, ovate to orbiculate, glaucous.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate to ovate, 5–10 cm long, 1.5–4 cm wide, glaucous, dull, concolorous. Conflorescence compound or simple; umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete or narrowly angular, 12–20 mm long; pedicels terete, 4–10 mm long. Buds ovoid, clavate or shortly fusiform, glaucous, 6–9 mm long, 4–5 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical, shorter and narrower than hypanthium. Outer stamens infertile; anthers cuboid.
Fruit pyriform or ovoid or 4-angled, 6–10 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and locally abundant, in grassy woodland on drier, shallower soils of moderate fertility; north from the Goulburn R.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS, CWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
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