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Eucalyptus mannifera Mudie subsp. mannifera Family Myrtaceae
Common name: Brittle Gum

Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. mannifera Mudie APNI*

Synonyms: Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. maculosa (R.T.Baker) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Eucalyptus gunnii var. maculosa (R.T.Baker) Maiden APNI*

Description: Tree to 20 m high; bark smooth, powdery, white, grey or red (in patches), shedding in short ribbons or plates or flakes.

Juvenile leaves linear; glaucous; adult foliage drooping, leaves 0.8–3 cm wide.

Pedicels slender; buds obtuse.

Fruit hemispherical or ovoid, 4–6 mm long, 4–7 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.


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Distribution and occurrence: Widespread, south from near Rylstone.

Grows in open dry sclerophyll woodland on usually shallow and rocky somewhat infertile soils.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT, ST, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
AVH map***

Text by K.D. Hill
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***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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