Common name: Broad-leaved Stringybark
Eucalyptus caliginosa Blakely & McKie APNI*
Description: Tree to 25 m high; bark persistent, grey to red-brown, stringy. Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid. Adult leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, 10–15 cm long, 2–3 cm wide, green, semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7- to ≥ 11-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 7–15 mm long; pedicels terete, 1–4 mm long. Buds ovoid or shortly fusiform, 6–8 mm long, 3–5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, as long and as wide as hypanthium. Fruit hemispherical, 6–9 mm long, 4–7 mm diam.; disc flat or raised; valves exserted (at tips).
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and locally dominant, in dry sclerophyll or grassy forest or woodland on loamy soils of moderate fertility; north from Yarrowitch and the Liverpool Ra. NT NWS; Qld.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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