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Common name: Blaxland's Stringybark
Eucalyptus blaxlandii Maiden & Cambage APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark persistent on trunk and larger branches or throughout, grey to red-brown, stringy; grey above, shedding in short ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, 7–12 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters ≥ 11-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 7–14 mm long. Buds sessile, obovoid or clavate, 5–8 mm long, 3–5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical to obtuse-conical, as long and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit depressed-globose, 4–5-locular, 6–8 mm long, 7–13 mm diam.; disc flat or raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent, in wet or dry sclerophyll forest on moderately fertile sandy soil on elevated sandstone country; from Nullo Mtn to Dampier S.F.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT, ST
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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