Eucalyptus codonocarpa Blakely & McKie APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus approximans subsp. codonocarpa (Blakely & McKie) L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell APNI*
Description: Mallee to 6 m high; bark smooth, white or grey, shedding in ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, lanceolate, glossy green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 5–12 cm long, 0.8–1.8 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 3–7-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 3–15 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–4 mm long. Buds clavate, 3–7 mm long, 2–5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium, minutely warty.
Fruit campanulate, 6–9 mm long, 6–7 mm diam.; disc flat; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Sporadic and localized, in mallee shrubland on skeletal sandy soil on siliceous ridges; north from Ebor district.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: ROTAP: 3RC-
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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