Common name: Thin-leaved Stringybark
Eucalyptus eugenioides Sieber ex Spreng. APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus nigra R.T.Baker APNI*
Eucalyptus laevopinea var. minor R.T.Baker APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark persistent, grey to red brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 10–14 cm long, 2–3.3 cm wide, green, dull, slightly discolorous.
Umbellasters ≥ 11-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 6–16 mm long; pedicels terete, 1–5 mm long. Buds ovoid to shortly fusiform, 4–7 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, as long and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit hemispherical, 4–8 mm long, 5–9 mm diam.; disc flat or raised; valves rim-level or exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent, in dry sclerophyll or grassy forest or woodland on heavier often deep soils of moderate fertility; north from Wyndham.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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