Common name: Camfield's Stringybark, Heart-leaved Stringybark
Eucalyptus camfieldii Maiden APNI*
Description: Tree or mallee to 10 m high, but often less; bark persistent, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, orbiculate, cordate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, 7–10 cm long, 2–3 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters ≥ 11-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 5–10 mm long. Buds sessile, broadly ovoid, 6–8 mm long, 3–5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical or conical, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit hemispherical or flattened-globose, 4–6 mm long, 6–9 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted at tips.
Distribution and occurrence: Rare and localized, in coastal shrub heath on sandy soils on sandstone, often of restricted drainage; from Gosford to Royal N.P.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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