Eucalyptus denticulata I.O.Cook & Ladiges APNI*
Description: Tree to 60 m high (sometimes to 90); bark persistent on lower trunk, grey to grey-brown, fibrous-flaky, smooth above, white, grey or yellow, shedding in long ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, broad-lanceolate to ovate, cordate, dull green.
Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate, 15–30 cm long, 1.5–3.0 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous, with irregularly toothed margins and marginal glands. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 6–15 mm long. Buds sessile, ovoid or cylindrical, 5–8 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar present; calyptra hemispherical or conical, obtuse, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit cylindrical or conical, 5–8 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves rim-level or exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally abundant, in wet forest and rainforest margins on fertile soils, south of Bombala.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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