Eucalyptus imlayensis Crisp & Brooker APNI*
Description: Mallee to 7 m high; bark smooth, grey, salmon, orange or green, shedding in long ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, elliptic to ovate, glossy dark green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 10–15 cm long, 1.5–2 cm wide, green, glossy to semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 3-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 3–5 mm long. Buds ovoid to shortly fusiform, sessile, 6–7 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical to rostrate, shorter than to as long as and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit cylindrical, hemispherical or campanulate, 5–7 mm long, 6–8 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Known from one stand in sclerophyll woodland on skeletal soil on steep granite slopes; Mt Imlay.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Critically Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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