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Eucalyptus imitans L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill
Family Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus imitans L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*

Description: Tree to 10 m high; bark persistent to smallest branches, grey, long-fibrous (`stringybark').

Juvenile leaves disjunct, ovate, stellate-hairy.

Adult leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate to ovate, oblique, 5–13 cm long, 1.5–3.8 cm wide, glabrous, glossy green, concolorous. Umbellasters > 7-flowered; peduncle 6–12 mm long; pedicels 0–3 mm long. Buds ovoid, 5–7 mm long, 2.5–3.5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical or convex-conical, often apiculate, slightly longer than hypanthium.

Fruit globose, flattened, or hemispherical, 5–7 mm long, 7–9 mm diam.; disc flat to slightly raised, ultimately incurved; valves enclosed, ultimate fine tips sometimes exserted.


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D. Mackay

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Distribution and occurrence: in sclerophyll communities on sandstone; Tallong to Nerriga, east to near Nowra.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, ?CT, ST
AVH map***

Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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