Common name: Brown Stringybark
Eucalyptus baxteri (Benth.) Maiden & Blakely ex J.M.Black APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus baxteri var. pedicellata J.M.Black APNI*
Eucalyptus santalifolia var. baxteri Benth. 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, 7–13 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 3–14 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–4 mm long. Buds clavate, 5–8 mm long, 4–5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium, warty.
Fruit globose or hemispherical, 4–5 locular, 6–11 mm long, 8–16 mm diam.; disc flat or raised; valves rim-level or slightly exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent, in wet sclerophyll forest on relatively poor loamy soils on coastal hills; Nadgee area only.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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