Common name: Long-leaved Box, Bundy, Olive-barked Box
Eucalyptus goniocalyx F.Muell. ex Miq. APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus elaeophora F.Muell. APNI*
Eucalyptus cordieri var. brachypoma Blakely APNI*
Eucalyptus cambagei H.Deane & Maiden APNI*
Description: Tree to 15 m high; bark persistent on trunk and branches, grey with whitish patches, fibrous-flaky, smooth above, grey, shedding in short ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, orbiculate, dull grey-green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 10–20 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 5–15 mm long. Buds sessile, ovoid or cylindrical, 7–13 mm long, 3–6 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical (convex), shorter than and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit cylindrical or hemispherical, angular, 6–10 mm long, 6–10 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed or rim-level.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and abundant in open grassy or sclerophyll woodland on dry shallow soils on sloping sites; south from the Liverpool Ra.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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