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Common name: Blue-leaved Stringybark
Eucalyptus agglomerata Maiden APNI*
Description: Tree to 40 m high; bark persistent, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad-lanceolate, 7–14 cm long, 1.3–3 cm wide, green or grey-green, glossy to semi-glossy with a bluish sheen, concolorous. Umbellasters ≥ 11-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 6–13 mm long. Buds sessile, oblong or fusiform, 7–8 mm long, 3 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical or elongate acute, at least as long as and wide as hypanthium.
Fruit hemispherical or flattened-globose, 4–6 mm long, 5–10 mm diam.; disc flat or raised; valves rim-level or exserted (slightly).
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and locally frequent, in wet sclerophyll forest on coastal and eastern tableland hill country; south from Wauchope.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
See Bush foods of New South Wales for more information.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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