Common name: New England Blackbutt
Eucalyptus campanulata R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm. APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus andrewsii subsp. campanulata (R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.) L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high, sometimes 45 m; bark persistent on trunk and larger branches, grey to grey-brown, shortly fibrous (`peppermint'), smooth above, white or grey, shedding in long ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, ovate, dull grey-green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 9–18 cm long, 1–2. 5 cm wide, green, glossy to semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters > 11-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 10–15 mm long; pedicels terete, 4–6 mm long. Buds clavate, 3–5 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical, shorter and as wide as hypanthium. Outer stamens often infertile.
Fruit conical to campanulate, 5–6 mm long, 5–6 mm diam.; disc flat; valves enclosed or rim-level.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and locally abundant, in wet or dry sclerophyll forest on moderately to highly fertile loamy soils in wet areas; north from Mt Royal (southern Barrington Tops).
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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