Eucalyptus conspicua L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*
Description: Tree to 15 m high; bark persistent to smaller branches, red-brown to grey-brown, thick, shortly fibrous or stringy, smooth above, grey, shedding in short ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, orbiculate, cordate, glaucous.
Adult leaves disjunct or opposite, broad-lanceolate or lanceolate, 6–10 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, glaucous or grey-green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete or 4-angled, 2–8 mm long. Buds sessile, clavate, glaucous, 5–8 mm long, 4–5 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical, shorter than to as long as and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit conical or cylindrical or hemispherical, 5–8 mm long, 5–9 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent but sporadic, in sclerophyll woodland on sandy soils on swampy sites; south from Eden district.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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