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

Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark smooth, white, grey or grey-brown, shedding in large plates or flakes.

Juvenile leaves disjunct, ovate to orbiculate, dull grey-green to glaucous.

Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 10–20 cm long, 1–3.5 cm wide, green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete, 10–15 mm long; pedicels terete, 3–5 mm long. Buds cylindrical, 9–13 mm long, 3–5 mm diam., scar present; calyptra elongate acute, longer and narrower than hypanthium.

Fruit hemispherical, 5–8 mm long, 5–9 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.


Illustration
D. Mackay

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Distribution and occurrence: Sporadic and scattered, in woodland on shallow sandy soils; east of Tenterfield.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

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


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