Common name: Kybean Mallee Ash
Eucalyptus kybeanensis Maiden & Cambage APNI*
Description: Mallee or tree to 6 m high, sometimes 15 m; bark smooth, grey or green, shedding in ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, lanceolate, glossy green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 5–9 cm long, 0.6–1.5 cm wide, green, glossy or semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; peduncle terete, 1–5 mm long. Buds sessile, ovoid, cylindrical or broadly clavate, 4–5 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra patelliform or hemispherical, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium or minutely warty.
Fruit hemispherical or conical, 4–5-locular, 4–5 mm long, 5–8 mm diam.; disc flat or raised; valves rim-level or slightly raised.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent but restricted, in mallee shrubland on shallow sandy soil, south from Kybean.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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