Common name: Inland White Mahogany
Eucalyptus apothalassica L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*
Description: Tree to 20 m high; bark persistent throughout, thin, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate to ovate, glossy green to dull green.
Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate, 7–12 cm long, 1.2–3 cm wide, green, glossy, discolorous. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 8–15 mm long; pedicels terete to angular, 2–5 mm long. Buds ovoid to fusiform, 5–6 mm long, 2–3 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical or elongate acute, at least as long and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit globose to hemispherical, 5–6 mm long, 5–6 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed or rim-level.
Distribution and occurrence: Rare and sporadic, in dry sclerophyll woodland on shallow soil on sandstone; confined to Yetman.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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