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Eucalyptus fergusonii R.T.Baker
Family Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus fergusonii R.T.Baker APNI*

Description: Tree to 25 m high; bark persistent throughout, dark grey, 'ironbark'.

Juvenile leaves disjunct, lanceolate, dull green. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 8–15 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, green, dull, concolorous.

Conflorescence compound; umbellasters 3–7-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 6–16 mm long; pedicels 4-angled, 4–10 mm long. Buds cylindrical or fusiform, 7–11 mm long, 4–6 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical, shorter and narrower than hypanthium. Outer stamens infertile; anthers cuboid.

Fruit pyriform, 4–5 locular, 4-angled, 6–10 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc depressed or flat; valves enclosed.


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Distribution and occurrence: Scattered and sporadic, in wet sclerophyll forest or woodland on sandy soils; Bulahdelah to Morisset.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CWS
AVH map***

Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept:

 Key to the subspecies 
1Adult leaves with some stomates on the upper surfacesubsp. fergusonii
Adult leaves with stomates on the lower surface onlysubsp. dorsiventralis

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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