Common name: Beyer's Ironbark
Eucalyptus beyeriana L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus beyeri R.T.Baker APNI*
Eucalyptus panda subsp. illaquens L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Description: Tree to 25 m high; bark persistent throughout, grey-black,'ironbark'.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate to lanceolate, dull green. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate, 6–12 cm long, 0.8–1.5 cm wide, green or grey-green, dull, concolorous.
Conflorescence compound; umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete, 5–9 mm long; pedicels terete, 5–8 mm long. Buds ovoid, clavate or shortly fusiform, 3–5 mm long, 2–3 mm diam., scar present; calyptra hemispherical or conical, shorter and narrower than hypanthium. Outer stamens infertile; anthers cuboid.
Fruit globose, hemispherical or conical, 4–6 mm long, 3–6 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent, in sclerophyll woodland on sandy infertile soils; from Narrabri to Nowra.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, NWS, CWS, NWP
This was proposed as a replacement name for E. beyeri R.T.Baker, the type of which was determined to be a hybrid, probably between this species and E. crebra.
Text by K. Hill. Updated by Peter G. Wilson, January 2017.
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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