Common name: White Stringybark
Eucalyptus globoidea Blakely APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus oblonga var. rugulosa Blakely APNI*
Eucalyptus globoidea var. subsphaerica Blakely APNI*
Eucalyptus oblonga DC. subsp. oblonga APNI*
Eucalyptus tumescens APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark persistent throughout, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad-lanceolate, 7–12.5 cm long, 1.2–2.5 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous or slightly discolorous.
Umbellasters ≥11-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 4–10 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–2 mm long. Buds shortly fusiform, 5–7 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, as long and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit flattened-globose, 4–7 mm long, 6–9 mm diam.; disc flat or depressed slightly; valves rim-level or exserted at tips.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent, in dry sclerophyll forest or woodland on well-watered sandy or alluvial soils of moderate fertility; south from Woolgoolga.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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