Common name: Large-fruited Red Mahogany
Eucalyptus scias subsp. scias L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*
Description: Calyptra conical or hemispherical, ± rostrate. Adult leaves green. Peduncles flattened 6–16 mm long, to 7 mm wide apically; pedicels 2–9 mm long. Mature buds ovoid to fusiform, 14–23 mm long, 9–14 mm diam. Fruit cup-shaped, 4–6-locular, 8–16 mm long, 9–20 mm diam.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet sclerophyll forest, usually on poorer soils, Wollongong to Batemans Bay, and Boonoo State Forest on the northern tablelands.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT
Text by K. Hill; updated L. Murray Feb 2017
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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