Common name: Mongamulla Mallee
Eucalyptus deuaensis Boland & Gilmour APNI*
Description: Mallee or tree to 5 m high; bark smooth, white, shedding in ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 7–10 cm long, 1–1.7 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 0–3 mm long. Buds sessile, ± angular, obovoid or clavate, 7–9 mm long, 4–6 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium, ribbed.
Fruit globose, ± angular, 6–10 mm long, 10–14 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted. Known from a single population only, in sclerophyll shrubland on extremely skeletal poor soil on rhyolite bluffs near Mongamulla Mtn.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: ST
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RCit
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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